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Greyhound Crash Victims Wait on Investigation, Insurance

No passengers were killed in a wild Greyhound bus crash that left the bus laying on its side in an Ohio cornfield, but more than 30 were taken to area hospitals by ambulance and helicopter. All of the injured passengers have since been released, but it will take some time before they can assess whether they’ve been properly cared for by Greyhound Lines and its insurance carrier. There were 51 passengers and a single driver aboard the bus as it …

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Posted 1 year ago in Jury Awards Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
$9.9M to Costco Shopper for Out-of-Control Shopping Cart

A Costco customer whose shopping cart got away from the escalator and fell on her won a $9.9 million jury award. Rose Nudelman, 52, was shopping with her husband in 2009 at the Brooklyn Costco outlet when she put the loaded cart onto the up escalator which was equipped with a mechanism to lock the cart in place so customers don’t have to hold their carts on the way up. Suddenly, the cart came loose and barreled toward her, according …

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Dying Worker Wins $38 Million for Asbestos Exposure

A South Carolina worker who has less than a year to live after being diagnosed with mesothelioma won a $38 million jury award against the makers of equipment containing asbestos. Lloyd Strom Garvin, 74, was exposed to asbestos in equipment like pumps and valves that he used during years of work on his family farm and in a factory. He originally sued 13 manufacturers, but most settled or dropped out before trial. Three defendants that make asbestos-containing equipment — Durco, …

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Posted 1 year ago in Criminal Law Personal Injury by Sylvia Hsieh  
Sweet Yeezus, Will Kanye Do Time for Attacking Paparazzi?

Rapper and new dad Kanye West has been charged with two criminal counts for allegedly attacking a photographer at the Los Angeles airport in July. In the incident, a photographer tries to stop Kanye saying, “Kanye, can we talk to you?” Kanye ignores him and the photographer continues, asking “What’s up with all that stuff? Do you just want to quash all that stuff, because you’re a cool guy? Why can’t we talk to you?” It’s unclear what “stuff” he was …

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Posted 1 year ago in Personal Injury by Michele Bowman  
12 Children Injured in Conn. Amusement Ride Accident

An amusement park swing ride at the Norwalk Oyster Festival in Connecticut came to an unexpected and abrupt halt on Sept. 8, injuring 18 riders, a dozen of them children.   Inspections and Investigations The festival included a traveling assortment of amusement rides, including a giant swing ride called the Zumur, on which riders are seated individually in swings attached to a central point by chains. In this case, the ride suddenly stopped, resulting in the riders swinging wildly out …

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