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Private Plane in Colorado Involved in Fatal Crash

According to Fox News, a plane involved in a fatal airplane crash on January 5 had attempted to make an initial landing before crashing during its second attempt at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport. The co-pilot of the 1994 Canadair Challenger business jet with twin-engines made a radio transmission to air traffic control only minutes before the crash occurred, saying that…
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Landscaper Dies in Fatal Florida Electrocution Accident While On the Job

In a report from WPTV, a 22-year-old landscaper died on January 4 when the tree saw he was using to trim trees touched a nearby power line, which instantly caused his death due to electrocution. A second worker, whose ladder was leaning against the tree at the time of the fatal accident, also suffered shock, but he is recovering in…
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What We Can Learn From the Chinese Drywall Debacle

An article in the November 2013 issue of the American Association for Justice’s Trial magazine highlighted what can be learned from Chinese drywall litigation. In the article, Colson Hicks Eidson firm partner Patrick Montoya discuss the strategies they used to obtain a $2.5 million award for a Miami couple in the nation’s first Chinese drywall jury trial and how those…
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Tire Company Ordered to Pay $10 Million to Florida Woman for Defective Tire

A jury in Palm Beach County has ordered Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. to pay nearly $10 million in damages to a woman who alleged that a Continental tire caused her car accident. The woman purchased a new Chevrolet Cobalt from a dealership in 2006, equipped with Continental tires, and serviced the car and tires for the next three years…
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Six Percent Rise in Pradaxa Lawsuits, Consumers Suffering From Internal Bleeding

New court records reveal that the number of lawsuits alleging internal bleeding injury or death from taking dangerous drug Pradaxa has increased 6 percent since mid-October. Cases stemming from the dangerous drug have been consolidated to a special federal court in Illinois. The latest court records from the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation shows that the number of cases filed…
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Miami Jury Grants $1.2 Million to Couple in Chinese Drywall Case

According to The Miami Herald, a jury found the manufacturers of Chinese drywall liable for damaging a couple’s home, giving them $1.1 million for the dangerous material. This verdict is the first time a jury has ruled in a case involving all defendants in the distribution chain behind the drywall, which is the subject of litigation talks across the nation….
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