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Unlicensed Trucker Leads To $36M Crash

October 1, 2019

David Lee Johnson is the last trucker you would want to be on the road with. This truck driver has numerous traffic violations, assaults, and even a suspended license. However, his most recent blunder was finally resolved last week. His employer, Universal Logistics Inc paid…

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trucking accidents

$54 Million Awarded In Complicated Trucking Case

September 27, 2019

An Appellate Court in Illinois upheld a massive verdict against a trucking company for a case that happened in 2011 in Indiana. Back in 2011, an 88-year-old man merged on to I-65 southbound. Unfortunately, the man mistakenly went north on the southbound highway. This resulted…

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worker

Union Pacific Railroad Worker Awarded $5M

September 26, 2019

This Monday, a Las Vegas jury returned a $5 million verdict in favor of an injured worker. Greg Gibbson was a truck driver for Union Pacific railroads, driving a truckload of UPR equipment. According to the lawsuit, UPR converted an old covered railcar into a…

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wrongful death

$8 Million Verdict in Wrongful Death Suit

September 25, 2019

Back in 2014, a 48-year-old woman volunteering at the Moose Lodge in Michigan died. While in the basement of the resort, Mrs. Simpson died of carbon dioxide poisoning. Thanks to a malfunctioning soda machine, a CO2 tank burst, filling the basement with the deadly gas….

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Truck accident

Insurance Claims After a San Antonio Truck Accident

September 25, 2019

While all accidents can be nerve-wracking, truck crashes are particularly overwhelming due to the significant damages they often cause. If you are involved in a truck accident, there are certain things you should know about insurance claims and how they may affect your rights. Below,…

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vape

WARNING: 8th Death Linked to Vaping

September 23, 2019

On Thursday, the 8th man to die from vaping passed away at a Missouri hospital. The man was in his mid 40’s and had no health complications prior to vaping, which he started only months before his death. Sadly, it looks like this won’t be…

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brain injury

$5M Awarded to Teen for Brain Injury

September 19, 2019

An 18-year-old soccer player suffered a traumatic brain injury at his high school’s game day. The school hired a party company that brought a ton of games for the high schoolers to play for that day. One of those games was Bubble Soccer. The players…

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work safety violations

9th Circuit Rules on OSHA Respiratory Protection

September 18, 2019

In a recent case, the 9th Circuit court held that the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard requires employers to evaluate potentially harmful atmospheres. Based on this decision, an employer is responsible for ensuring employees are not harmed due to respiratory hazards. If the employer can not…

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vape

7th Person Dead From Vaping

September 17, 2019

Vaping related illnesses have been on the rise in the United States recently. As of today, we have discovered that a 7th person has died from vaping. The death of the Californian man has launched a $20 million ad campaign in his state to warn…

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recall

Purdue Pharma Files for Ch 11.

September 16, 2019

The massive pharmaceutical company accused of fueling the opioid crisis is now filling for bankruptcy. This is just days after they settled over 2000 cases against them brought up by local governments. The owners of the company, the Sackler family, agreed to give up the…

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