Verdict in Missoula woman's lawsuit against drugmaker, Novartis, could have national significance

By TRISTAN SCOTT of the Missoulian | Posted: Monday, October 19, 2009   A lawsuit against a Swiss pharmaceutical company went to trial last week in Missoula, but a verdict in the case could have national significance for hundreds of plaintiffs…

NTSB: Medical helicopter lacked safety features

Published October 8, 2009 (AP)   WASHINGTON — A medical helicopter that crashed in South Carolina last month, killing three crew members, lacked safety features recommended by experts, a federal official said Thursday.   …

Teen dies in Steele County farm accident

Published by Waseca County News October 16, 2009   OWATONNA — A 14-year-old Steele County youth was killed in a farm accident Thursday night, the Steele County Sheriff’s Office has reported.   Evan Jacobson and his uncle,…

Everett nursing home accused of neglect after death of man, 97

By Diana Hefley, Herald writer October 16, 2009   EVERETT — An Everett nursing home is being accused of neglecting a 97-year-old man and allowing his penis to slowly rot off.   A lawsuit was filed against the Everett Rehabilitation…

Wife grieves after industrial accident kills father of five

By SULAIMAN ABDUR-RAHMAN Published October 13, 2009   MOUNT LAUREL — A Burlington City father of five died yesterday afternoon when a bus he was tuning up to ship to Africa fell on him during an industrial accident, according to…

$2.5M verdict over birth defects blamed on Paxil

By MARYCLAIRE DALE (AP) Published October 14, 2009   PHILADELPHIA — A jury ordered GlaxoSmithKline to pay $2.5 million to a woman whose son was born with serious heart defects after she took the antidepressant Paxil during her pregnancy.…

Woman gets $43Million for damage during birth

Published Oct. 9, 2009 by UPI.com   BALLSTON SPA, N.Y., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A jury in New York State awarded $43.5 million in damages Thursday to a young woman for injuries she suffered during her birth in 1984.   Tiffany Busone, now…

Widow sues over tourist copter's role in crash

By Derrick Nunnally and Robert Moran Inquirer Staff Writers   The widow of Ambler executive Steven Altman has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court in Philadelphia over the Aug. 8 airplane-helicopter crash that killed nine, including…

Lawsuit Filed Against Willard Truck Driver for I-44 Crash

Reported by: Ozarksfirst.com Tuesday, Oct 6, 2009 @08:32pm   (Miami, OK) -- More legal trouble for a truck driver from Willard.   Donald Creed pleaded not guilty in Oklahoma a few weeks ago to negligent homicide. He's charged with…

Mother-Of-Two Killed In Freak Golf Accident

Published by Sky News October 8, 2009   A 66-year-old woman has died after being struck on the head by a golf ball hit by her playing partner.   Janet Llewellyn was playing a round with a friend at Strathendrick Golf Club in Stirlingshire…