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Wrongful Death

High-Ranking Executive Criminally Convicted for the Deadliest Coal Mining Accident in 40 Years

Posted on June 29, 2016 to
On April 5, 2010, a coal dust explosion occurred approximately 1,000 feet underground in what was the worst coal mining accident in 40 years. During this accident, 29 of the 30 coal miners in Upper Big Branch Mine died....
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What Caused This Virginia Forklift Accident?

Posted on April 4, 2016 to
Several years ago, a 39-year-old Virginia worker was operating a Hyster forklift in order to move a large roll of paper. His vehicle became stuck, so another forklift driver hooked a chain around it in order to unjam it....
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Wrongful Death: Can I File a Lawsuit If My Family Member is Killed at Work?

Posted on December 17, 2014 to
If your loved one is killed on the job, you are within your rights to speak to an attorney about a potential wrongful death lawsuit. While no amount of money will ever bring your loved one back to life,...
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Wrongful Death: How Does a Devastated Family Move Forward with a Lawsuit?

Posted on November 5, 2014 to
As we reported on Monday, if your loved one is killed in a vehicle accident involving a reckless driver, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Each year, more than 30,000 Americans are killed in car accidents. These deaths...
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How Many Actually Died Because of an Ignition Flaw in GM Cars?

Posted on September 26, 2014 to
Attorney Ken Feinberg was hired by General Motors (GM) to oversee its victims’ compensation fund but has stressed his independence from GM management. Feinberg announced this week how many deaths and injuries he has so far connected to a...
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How Often Are Construction Workers Hurt On Job Sites?

Every month, more and more construction workers are injured and killed when site managers fail to provide safety instructions and guidelines. Workers should never have their safety compromised for the sake of the boss’ bottom line. A Virginia construction...
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If I’m in a Hurry, Can I Just Go Around Other Cars?

Impatience is never a virtue—especially not when driving a car. We all want to get where we’re going in a timely manner, but taking unnecessary risks on the road endangers everyone around us. We need to learn to slow...
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Brake Defect Costs Hyundai $17M in Fines for Failure to Report

Posted on September 5, 2014 to
When a car company manufactures a vehicle component part, it has a duty to do so correctly and safely, testing the product regularly and observing federal regulations. Hyundai’s Genesis models manufactured between 2009 and 2012 were found to have...
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Car Crashes into Building, Kills Retired Md. State Trooper

Posted on September 1, 2014 to
A retired Maryland State Police trooper was killed recently when a car crashed into the building where he had been living. Philip Nolan Jr., 57, left the force in 2005 as a sergeant, after serving more than 20 years...
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Train Derailment Blamed on Faulty Track Instead of Negligent Shipper

Many of our nation’s industries rely on trains to get raw materials from one end of the country to the other. The United States is second only to China in the amount of raw materials shipped by freight train...
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