Tag Archives: Fatalities

Hit and Run accident fatalities at their highest in the US, 60% of the victims are pedestrians

2,049 people died in 1,980 fatal hit and run crashes in 2016 in the US according to a study recently released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This is the highest number of fatal hit and run crashes ever … Continue reading

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Multiple fatalities reported in crash on Eisenhower Expressway

CHICAGO (March 1, 2018) – Authorities say multiple people died in a crash involving several semi-trucks and passenger vehicles on the Eisenhower Expressway Thursday afternoon. The crash involved three semi-trucks and four cars. Some of the vehicles caught fire, prompting … Continue reading

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Report: Towing vessel fatalities up in 2016 – Professional Mariner – Web Bulletin 2018

Report: Towing vessel fatalities up in 2016 – Professional Mariner – Web Bulletin 2018 Read more detail on Recent Admiralty Law posts –

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Workplace Fatalities Highest in Almost a Decade

Earlier this week, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ released their annual census on fatal occupational injuries for 2016.  According to the report, there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a 7% increase from 2015 and the highest since 2008. The fatal … Continue reading

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Washington Amtrak Train Crash Results in Multiple Fatalities

Share This Item An Amtrak train on its inaugural route with paying passengers crashed today near Tacoma, Washington, killing multiple people and injuring dozens more. Local officials say they expressed concerns about the safety of the route in the months … Continue reading

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