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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
AEG Not Liable in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

Concert promotion company AEG Live is not liable for Michael Jackson‘s death, a jury ruled Wednesday after three days of deliberation. Jackson’s family had sued AEG seeking compensation for billions in lost earnings after the pop star died of a propofol anesthetic overdose administered by Dr. Conrad Murray in 2009. The family alleged that AEG negligently hired, retained or supervised Murray, who was convicted of manslaughter in 2011, and pressured  him to keep Jackson coming to rehearsals for a comeback tour …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
49ers Player Defends Party Shooting Lawsuit

Aldon Smith, a linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers, is defending a lawsuit brought by a man shot at a party at the player’s home last summer by arguing that the man should have known that’s what he’d get at Smith’s party.   One Way to End a Party Ronndale Esporlas paid his $10 cover (and $5 per drink) to get into Smith’s party at the player’s San Jose, Calif. home in June 2012, according to the complaint. Once Smith …

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Bicyclists Turn to the Law for Protection [Video]

  At a free bike safety class in Golden Gate Park, new cyclists as well as instructors-in-training review skills to help keep them rolling on city streets. “My fears are getting hit by a car, or falling down,” says one student, Caroline. “I’ve never biked in traffic before, really. So that’s why I’m here,” says another student, Ray. Urban biking is on the rise. In San Francisco, cyclists enjoy freshly painted bike lanes, plenty of signage and even bike signal …

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Posted 1 year ago in Medical Malpractice Personal Injury by Janet Raasch  
If Your Doctor Chooses the Wrong Treatment, You Can Sue

Most of us place a lot of trust in the expertise of our doctors and hospitals. We like to think that we are safe in their hands. However, this is not always the case. Doctors and other healthcare providers are human. Sometimes, they make mistakes. They make mistakes in diagnosis. They make mistakes in prescribing medicines. They make mistakes in suggesting unnecessary surgery. They also make mistakes in choosing treatments.   After Diagnosis, Treatment Doctors and other healthcare providers follow …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
Royals Sued After Mascot Hits Fan with Hot Dog

A fan who got hit in the eye by a hot dog thrown by the Kansas City Royals mascot in 2009 could get another chance to convince a jury that the Royals owe him for his injuries: the Missouri Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Sept. 11 in John Coomer’s case.   Errant Pitch Coomer was sitting six rows behind the third-base dugout at a Royals baseball game in September 2009, when a foil-wrapped hot dug flung by Sluggerrr, the …

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