Monthly Archives: January 2018

Florida Keys Plane Crash Injures Four

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are investigating a plane crash in the Florida Keys. A Piper PA-32 single-engine plane was taking off from Marathon Airport when it was caught in a strong gust of wind and blown into a nearby tree line. All four people onboard were injured. Two of the passengers and…
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Will a $1 Billion Verdict Affect Hip Implant Lawsuits?

Another ruling is in on one of the Pinnacle hip implant lawsuits, and it represents a major victory for plaintiffs in these cases.  A federal court jury in Texas has ruled that DePuy Orthopaedics—a division of Johnson & Johnson—owes six plaintiffs from California over $1 billion. However, the blow from this case could just be the beginning of J&J’s woes…
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Was an Entire Town Exposed to Toxic Chemicals?

Not too long ago, we talked to you about a revolutionary technology that could help plaintiffs prove that they were exposed to toxic chemicals. This advancement could help balance the scales when it comes to taking a toxic tort lawsuit to court, but you don’t always need new tech to prove toxic exposure. Take this latest toxic tort case for…
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What Options Do Victims Have If a Car Crashes into a Building?

What are people supposed to do when a car crashes into a building while they are there? Recently, several customers at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Miami were faced with that question after a car crashed into the donut shop. Per WTVJ-TV, the wreck happened on Flagler Street around 11 am on a Monday. Reportedly, six people inside the Dunkin’ Donuts…
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Auto Recall: What’s Wrong with Tesla Model S and Model X Vehicles?

CNBC released a report recently regarding a Tesla recall involving 53,000 of the automaker’s Model S and Model X vehicles. Reportedly, the issue involves a problem with the parking brakes on the vehicles not working properly. What’s Wrong with the Parking Brakes on the Tesla Model X and Model S? According to CNBC, Tesla recall is voluntary. The issue involves…
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Is It Safe to Island Hop on Small Planes?

How safe is it to island hop on small planes? Recently, a 15-year-old Atlanta girl was killed in a small plane crash in Puerto Rico while on a flight from San Juan to Culebra Island. Per WRBL-TV, the Air America plane crashed off the coast of Pinones, which is east of San Juan. Reportedly, the plane had just taken off…
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