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Blog Posts in July, 2009

  • Deadly Crash in Irvine on I-405

    || 28-Jul-2009

    July 27, 2009 The California Highway Patrol there was an accident on the I-405. The accident that took the life of one driver occurred in the early morning on the I-405 at Irvine Center Drive according to the California Highway Patrol. The vehicle involved in the deadly crash was a 1991 Mazda that was traveling in the southbound lanes according to Officer Denise Quesada. The driver of the vehicle ...
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  • Semi Accident Closes 57 Freeway-One Killed

    || 28-Jul-2009

    July 25, 2009 According to reports a a semi truck accident closed both directions of the 57 Freeway in Fullerton, in which one person was fatally injured. According to the California Highway Patrol stated that an accident occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m. in the vicinity of Chapman Avenue exit near Cal State. The accident included a semi truck that was hauling frozen meat and a passenger ...
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  • Family Settles Lawsuit against Hog Farm

    || 23-Jul-2009

    A couple who lives near Stockton Lake has been awarded $1.1 million in a lawsuit settlement because of the stench from a nearby factory hog farm. Ed and Ruth McEowen filed the nuisance lawsuit against the hog operators after barns were erected less than 1,000 feet from their home several years ago."Night was always the worst," Ed McEowen said. "It’s like the monsters come out ...
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  • Misdiagnosis Prompts Record Damages

    || 23-Jul-2009

    A Tennessee jury has ordered a Memphis doctor and her clinic to pay nearly $24 million for failing to diagnose a woman's breast cancer. According to the lawsuit, the woman had complained of a lump in her breast for about 18 months. The award is believed to be one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in state history. WMC-TV Memphis, WMC-TV 07/13/2009 If you or someone you know has been ...
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  • Ski Resort Settles Suit Over Avalanche Death

    || 23-Jul-2009

    The Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort and others have agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a 13-year-old boy killed in a 2005 avalanche on Mount Charleston. According to the lawsuit, the resort ignored avalanche warnings on the day of incident in order to save money. Investigators concluded that the resort failed to comply with multiple safety measures on ...
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  • Statistics Show Sharp Rise In Hispanic Worker Deaths

    || 23-Jul-2009

    The number of Hispanic workers who die on the job has risen, even as the overall number of workplace deaths has declined, according to federal statistics. Hispanic worker deaths increased from 533 in 1992 to 937 in 2007 — a 76% jump. In the same period, total fatalities in all jobs nationwide fell from 6,217 to 5,657, according to the data. The 2007 tally, the latest available from the U.S. ...
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  • 3-Vehicle Crash Clogs I-405 Freeway

    || 20-Jul-2009

    July 20, 2009 HUNTINGTON BEACH – Three lanes were blocked on the southbound I-405 at Beach Boulevard for nearly an hour today following a three-vehicle crash with possible injuries, the California Highway Patrol says. At 8:45 a.m., the CHP responded to a call about the crash involving a silver Rav 4, a green Ford Mustang and a silver compact car.
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  • Jury Awards Damages to Helicopter Crash Victims

    || 17-Jul-2009

    An Iowa jury has awarded more than $11 million to the families of two men killed in a 2006 helicopter crash, the Des Moines Register reports. In the verdict, jurors assigned the majority of liability for the crash to the pilot of the helicopter. Remaining liability was assigned to a film company that hired the helicopter. Grant Schulte, DesMoines Register 07/14/2009 If you or someone you know has ...
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