Elder Abuse Growing Problem In Maine

Posted October 29, 2009 BySusan Kimball, wcsh6.com   FALMOUTH (NEWS CENTER) -- There are an estimated fourteen thousand cases of elder abuse in Maine every year. And most of them go unreported.   At a seminar in Falmouth on Wednesday,…

Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Recalled

Published on October 30, 2009 by EU News Network   WASHINGTON, DC   The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Arctic Cat snowmobiles due to a fire hazard.   About 3,000 Model Year 2009 Arctic Cat Z1…

Family Sues Maker Of Robe That Caught Fire, Killing Woman

Posted October 29, 2009 By Dave Altimari, The Hartford Courant   Atwilda Brown died trying to pour herself a cup of hot chocolate. As the 80-year-old woman reached across the electric stove to grab a teapot full of hot water in her East…

Wrongful death suit contemplated in housing authority complex explosion

  Posted October 28, 2009 By Mark Millican, the Daily Citizen   An alleged “history” of gas leaks and problems associated with galvanized piping at the Dalton Housing Authority complex on Underwood Street may form the basis…

FDNY trucks collide, injuring 12 firefighters

Posted October 24, 2009 By ANDREW STRICKLER, newsday.com   A dozen New York City firefighters were hurt - including a seriously injured driver who was trapped in an overturned vehicle - when two trucks rushing to a gas leak collided in…

Teen killed in Orlando crash; six others injured when SUV rolls

Posted October 25, 2009 By Gary Taylor, Orlando Sentinel   One teenager was killed and six others injured early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on E. Michigan Street at Center Avenue in Orlando.   Brandon Wesley Wise, 17, of…

Army vet wins $4.3 million verdict

Posted on October 23, 2009 By Ben Schmidt, freep.com   A former Michigan soldier who lost his hand after an explosion while trying to disarm a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2004 won a $4.3 million verdict today against the U.S. Army in a disability…

Parents sue hospital that gave wrong drug

By Brian Skoloff Associated Press Posted August 21, 2009   A pregnant woman was mistakenly given a drug that quickens labor. She and the father are now suing because their baby is brain-damaged as they struggle to pay medical bills that…

Boy killed in Mount Vernon, Ind. ATV accident

Posted October 22, 2009 by courierpost.com   MOUNT VERNON, Ind. — A 9-year-old boy was killed and two people with him were hurt Wednesday night in an ATV accident in Posey County.   Authorities say the boy and a 12-year-old…

Botched CT Scans at Cedars-Sinai Prompt Lawsuit

Published October 21, 2009 by newsinferno.com   A patient who received a radiation overdose from a CT brain scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has filed a class action lawsuit against the hospital. The lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles…