Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Connection To Ohio Fatal Car Accident

February 18th, 2013 | Personal injury

February 18, 2013 An Ohio Wrongful Death Lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a woman who was killed by a drunk driver last year in Delaware, Ohio. The Akron Beacon-Journal stated the lawsuit was filed by the woman’s family against not only the drunk driver, but his employer and the people who allegedly served him alcohol. Court documents… Read More

Family Awarded $2 Million Settlement In Wrongful Death of University of Cincinnati Student

February 11th, 2013 | Personal injury

February 11, 2013 An Ohio Wrongful Death lawsuit filed against the University of Cincinnati by the family of a student who was killed in an incident involving a campus security guard’s use of a stun gun was settled earlier this week. A story from the Harold-Dispatch stated the case was settled for more than $2 million. The incident occurred… Read More

Drug makers’ role in rising pain killer addiction

January 2nd, 2013 | Drug injury

December 31, 2012 An epidemic of addiction to prescription pain killers that’s more widespread than cocaine or heroin addiction has left nearly two million people in its grip, according to the Washington Post. “It turns out that the doctors didn’t know what they were talking about,” said a woman, whose daughter, a home-care nurse, died… Read More

Gas fireplace inserts recalled

December 19th, 2012 | Defective product

December 19, 2012 Jotul North America has recently announced a voluntary recall on four different models of Jotul and Scan gas fireplace inserts, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. These inserts—which are designed to create “fireplace effects fueled by natural gas or liquid propane”—have been reported as hazardous. Measuring about 17 inches by… Read More

Ohio hospital to resume kidney transplants after mistake

December 17th, 2012 | Medical malpractice

December 17, 2012 On August 10 at the University of Toledo Medical Center, an operating nurse accidentally disposed of a viable kidney. The donated kidney apparently was put with medical waste instead of going to the intended recipient. The hospital voluntarily halted live kidney transplants after the incident. The Ohio hospital will resume live kidney… Read More