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Suit Against Verizon Over Phone Line Collision Set for September Trial
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A September trial is scheduled for a lawsuit against Verizon Communications Inc. filed by two truckers who crashed into a sagging phone line. The lawsuit alleges that the phone line leaned dangerously and caused the phone lines to hang low. The lawsuit was filed in Allegheny County Common Please Court in April 2016. Additionally, unionized workers have filed a petition asserting that Verizon's failure to maintain the lines has posed dangers to workers and the public.
Bob Fernandez, Philly.Com 06/22/2017   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Austin Convention Center Injury Subject of Florida Woman's Lawsuit
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A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Austin by a woman who was injured in a fall at the Austin Convention Center. The Florida woman was visiting the Convention Center and suffered "severe personal injuries and damages" when the stage stairs she was walking on collapsed, the lawsuit alleges. The lawsuit was filed in Travis County district court on Friday against the city of Austin, the organization that hosted the conference, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, and the firm that marketed it, Stovell Marketing & Public Relations.
Nolan Hicks, Austin American-Statesman 06/26/2017   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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San Francisco State Employee Accused of Having 'Chemo Brain,' Says Lawsuit
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A long-time employee of San Francisco State University's Academic Senate Office has filed a lawsuit alleging that she was discriminated against because of her cancer. The lawsuit filed last month alleges that an associate vice president in the human resources department told faculty that she worried that the plaintiff had "chemo brain." The plaintiff underwent chemotherapy in 2014 and alleges that when she returned to work she was treated differently, barred from meetings she previously attended and transferred to another department.
Emily Deruy, San Jose Mercury News 06/26/2017   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Father Offers $100K for Information on Truck Driver Involved in Sons' Fatal Crash
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The father of two boys killed in a crash on the way to a basketball tournament in Minnesota is offering $100,000 for information on the semi-driver accused of causing the crash. The two teens were killed in June 2015 while traveling on Interstate 94 on the way to a basketball tournament. The semi-driver, who allegedly encroached on the victims' lane, did not stop after the fatal crash. Following his sons' deaths, the father filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Park Christian, a basketball coach, the automaker and insurance company.
Kim Hyatt, Duluth News Tribune 06/23/2017   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Woman Awarded $1.8M After Rejecting $18K Settlement in Crash Lawsuit
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A 24-year-old woman injured in a crash in New Jersey has been awarded $1.8 million in her lawsuit after rejecting an $18,000 settlement offer. The woman was a passenger of a car stopped at a red light on Route 23 in Butler that was hit from behind by another vehicle. According to her lawsuit against the other driver, the woman contends that she sustained a neck injury resulting in chronic pain and may be undergoing spinal fusion surgery.
Rob Jennings , NJ.com 06/22/2017   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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American Promotional Events Recalls Fireworks
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American Promotional Events has recalled its TNT Red, White, & Blue Smoke fireworks due to burn and injury hazards. "The fireworks can explode unexpectedly after being lit, posing burn and injury hazards to consumers," says the recall. About 36,100 of the fireworks were sold at Albertsons, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Wal-Mart and other retailers in Illinois, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin from May 2017 through June 2017. There have been three incident reports, resulting in three people suffering burn injuries.
Staff Report, PR Newswire 06/27/2017   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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