Articles Tagged with “”wrongful death””

Recently a flight nurse’s family settled a claim against a helicopter rotor blade manufacturer for $5.6 million. The nurse was killed in a crash when the main rotor apparently broke upon lift off. Product defects are frequently the cause for in flight accidents. As a result, manufacturers are often sued whenever there is an airplane accident. Read more about helicopter accidents here.

Truck accident causes brain damage and paralyzation
12/28/2011 02:57:30 PM

A New York jury recently awarded a man who was struck by a Verizon company truck and who ended up in a coma and had brain damage the sum of $40 million. The work van was apparently traveling approximately 50 m.p.h. As a result of his injuries, the man has permanent problems including being partially paralyzed and suffering from the brain damage.   Continue reading

 

In a recent wrongful death claim a Missouri police officer allegedly caused an accident that resulted in four deaths. A settlement was reached for $ 2.25 million to the surviving family members of the deceased parties. The driver, a police officer, was apparently intoxicated at the time of the collision and had significant blood alcohol levels in her blood even three hours after the accident. Read more about wrongful death cases here.

Bus accident
12/08/2011 09:35:27 AM

A jury in New York recently awarded 7.5 million dollars to two women who were involved in a bus accident. Apparently, the bus ran a red light and struck an automobile, thereby causing significant injuries to the two women. The bus company was offered a settlement of $ 3 million but declined. Now they are exposed to the 7.5 million verdict. Bus accident can be particularly catastrophic because of the size of the bus and the inability to stop a bus as quickly as an automobile. If you or a loved one is involved in a bus accident, call the Law Firm of foran & Foran, P.A. Continue reading