Son sues over father’s death in ill-fated test drive

When you’re shopping for a vehicle and go for a test drive, it probably wouldn’t occur to you to ask the car salesperson if he’s been drinking. Sadly, one Pennsylvania salesman had alcohol and marijuana in his system when he took a father and son for a test drive in December 2010. The father died in the accident, and now his son has filed a wrongful death lawsuit and a criminal defense attorney. According to Philly.com, the salesman was drunk…

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Charges filed against Fitchburg crash driver

Charges have been brought against the driver of a tragically fatal crash that killed four people last week. The man is being held in jail after having been released from the hospital earlier this week. He is also suspected of a probation violation for a disorderly conduct conviction from 2011. He now faces four counts of homicide for the alleged drunken driving crash last week. The victims of the crash were from Wisconsin and Illinois. Because of the alleged drunken…

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Survey: Alcohol Dui Is Down But Drugged Driving Is On The Rise

While drunk driving is known to be a common problem, it is difficult to measure or accurately predict how prevalent the behavior is. Advocacy groups often pull statistics on alcohol-related crashes and drunk-driving arrest rates, but these data do not definitively reveal how many motorists are driving under the influence on U.S. roads and highways. Government regulators like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration also try to gather drunk driving statistics, but they do so in a unique way. Every…

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Grocery store may face premises liability claims for safety violations

Slips and falls can happen on any  property. Although a serious fall can result from a simple misstep, there are occasions when a person’s injuries are the result of a preventable condition on a given property. When a  resident suffers personal injuries due to a land or business owner’s negligence then a premises liability lawsuit may be warranted. An experienced  personal injury attorney in southern California can file a premises liability lawsuit to hold a negligent property owner responsible for injuries resulting…

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Wisconsin Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Janesville Man

The family of a Janesville man that was recently shot to death has filed a New Jersey wrongful death lawsuit against one of the suspects in their son’s case. Richard Hall, also of Janesville, is being sued by the family of Sam Aegerter, who was killed when James Humphrey rode by Aegerter on a motorcycle and shot him to death. Hall was a passenger on the bike at the time of the homicide. The homicide occurred after a confrontation at the five points…

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Driver Accused Of Dui After Passenger Tossed From Vehicle

A Washington man was apparently injured after being thrown from the vehicle that he was riding in. Although, sadly, this may not appear uncommon for certain accidents, the circumstances surrounding the man’s injury were perhaps anything but ordinary. Additionally, the driver of the vehicle was also arrested and charged with DUI. After being notified of a possible injured passenger, police showed up to the scene shortly after 11 p.m. Police reported that they located a man who was unconscious and…

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Representation of Criminal Law

Financial/Securities Representation of Bank One Corporation in five separate lawsuits in connection with the reorganization of its $500 million real estate fund. This series of lawsuits involved disputes with the Comptroller of the Currency and fund participants regarding claims based upon ERISA, common law principles of trusts, and the National Bank Act. Representation of VMS Realty Partners and numerous related entities in connection with the settlement of dozens of cases arising from VMS’s liquidity problems. These cases ranged from multibillion dollar securities class actions,…

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Not All Children’s Toys are Safe for Toddlers

Did you know that more toys are purchased in the United States between the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day than during the entire rest of the year? During the holiday gift giving season, it is tempting to buy children the newest toys with the brightest colors or cutest characters, but researchers suggest that many toys on the shelves are not safe for kids and that’s when the case goes to personal injury attorneys. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group…

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Fatal Fishing Accident Kills 4 Boaters

Fishing is a popular pastime for a significant number of Americans. However, a relaxing day on the water with friends or family members can turn into tragedy if a fishing boat malfunctions, resulting in injury and death. Last weekend, five people went fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. The group left Venice, Louisiana, at approximately 6:30 Saturday morning and entered the Gulf through the South Pass of the Mississippi. When the sport fishing boat was a few miles south of the…

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Campbellsport High School soccer players die in SUV crash

We have covered many teen car accidents in previous posts. Unfortunately the number of teen accidents in Wisconsin continues to be an issue and many young people lose their lives in car crashes throughout the state every year as reported by many injury attorneys in the area. The most recent teen car accident happened on Saturday when nine Campbellsport High School female soccer players were involved in a crash. Authorities say that the crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on Highway 67, only…

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