Staten Island Man Awarded $5.4 Million in Bedsore Lawsuit

Date Published: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 A Staten Island man was just awarded a multi-million dollar settlement following a debilitating and ongoing bout with bedsores that began at Staten Island University Hospital. Staten Island Live (SI…

Jury Awards Widow $6.7 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Judy Harrison, BDN Staff Posted June 14, 2011, at 1:59 p.m. Last modified June 14, 2011, at 7:21 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A Penobscot County jury Monday afternoon awarded a widow more than $6.7 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit…

New Jersey Boating Fatalities Up in 2010, Defying National Trend

Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 11:57 pm | Updated: 6:07 am, Thu Jun 16, 2011. By RICHARD DEGENER Staff Writer | UPPER TOWNSHIP — Recreational boating fatalities fell to a record low nationally in 2010. But that trend wasn’t reflected…

State Calls for Minimum of 2 Riders per Ferris Wheel Car Following Pleasantville Girl's Fall in Wildwood

Posted: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 12:15 am | Updated: 7:03 am, Tue Jun 14, 2011. TRUDI GILFILLIAN Staff writer | The state Department of Community Affairs strongly recommends that Ferris wheel operators “immediately adopt a policy that there…

Philadelphia Girl, 17, Drowns in Cape May County, NJ Campground Pool

Ben Fogletto Posted: Friday, June 10, 2011 9:53 pm | Updated: 6:06 am, Sat Jun 11, 2011. MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - A 17-year-old Philadelphia girl died Friday afternoon at a campground swimming pool off Delsea Drive after reportedly playing a game…

Boat Maker, Driver Found Responsible in 2006 Lake Oroville Accident

By RYAN OLSON - Staff Writer Posted: 06/08/2011 01:20:44 AM PDT CHICO — A Butte County Superior Court jury has found that a boat maker is primarily at fault for a 2006 accident on Lake Oroville that seriously injured two women. After…

Motorist Faces Charges in Accident that Injured Cop

Detroit A New York man was charged Monday with several felonies after a Detroit Police officer was hit Sunday and seriously injured by a car going the wrong way. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Saddam Hussein Mohsin, 30, of Buffalo…

Girl, 11, Dies in Fall from Ferris Wheel in Wildwood

12:12 AM, Jun. 4, 2011 | WILDWOOD — A class trip turned to tragedy Friday when an 11-year-old girl plunged to her death from a Ferris wheel at a popular boardwalk amusement park. The victim, Abiah Jones of Pleasantville, fell about 100…

Family of Pregnant Woman Killed in Washington Township Crash this Week Target Distracted Driving

12:13 AM, Jun. 4, 2011 | WASHINGTON TWP. — Annette Donato comes from a very strong family. Donato is the younger sister of Toni Bolis, the pregnant Washington Township woman who was killed Wednesday night in a two-vehicle crash. Bolis,…

I-95 Ride of Terror Claims 4 Lives in Virginia

By KEITH UPCHURCH DURHAM -- A 21-year-old Chapel Hill man who was a passenger on a bus that overturned in Virginia early Tuesday said "everybody started screaming" when the bus started shaking and went out of control on the interstate. Four…