Husband, wife die in Thanksgiving Eve hit-run tragedy outside New Dorp church

 By Staten Island Advance November 26, 2009   STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A 77-year-old woman seriously injured when she and her husband were mowed down by a hit-and-run driver while walking to attend mass at a New Dorp church has…

Wyeth hit with $75 million verdict

By The Associated Press Posted November 23, 2009   A Philadelphia jury has ordered Wyeth Pharmaceuticals to pay a woman $75 million in punitive damages after finding a link between her breast cancer and a hormone-replacement drug.  …

Infant Deaths Spur Recall of 2.1 Million Stork Craft Cribs

Posted November 24, 2009 US News & World Report   Reports of four infant suffocations have led to the North American recall of about 2.1 million Stork Craft drop-side cribs. The recall covers cribs sold since 1993 and includes nearly…

Deadly wood chipper accident

Posted November 23, 2009 WCHE.com   Grief counselors will be at Poquoson High School in Virginia Monday to help students deal with the sudden, tragic loss of one of their classmates.   A 15-year old student died in a wood chipper…

Ex-Smoker Wins Against Philip Morris

By Duff Wilson, NY Times Published: November 20, 2009      Legal experts predict that thousands of tobacco lawsuits could gain momentum in Florida after a Fort Lauderdale jury ordered Philip Morris USA to pay $300 million to a former…

Police say texting driver hit cyclist in Medford

Posted November 19, 2009 By Peter Mucha, Inquirer Staff Writer   A Cherry Hill bicyclist was recovering from fractures to her face, a leg, and a vertebra yesterday after being struck in Medford by a driver who was texting about a drug…

Police Arrest Man Who Hits Child On Bike, Takes Off

Posted November 16, 2009 By Chattanoogan.com   Chattanooga Police have charged Roger D. Strickland, 26, of Chattanooga with leaving the scene of an accident and driving on a revoked driver's license after he allegedly hit a child on a…

Man Suing Nursing Home For Neglect

By Samantha Anderson, KRDO.com Posted November 5, 2009   COLORADO SPRINGS - A Colorado Springs man is suing Parkmoor Village Healthcare Center on allegation of elderly abuse.   Paul Johnson has been taking care of his friend Bill…

Howell man injured in hunting accident

Posted November 13, 2009 Livingstondaily.com   The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said a Livingston County man was injured early Wednesday afternoon in a hunting incident west of Belle Plaine in Tama County.   Adam Post, 33,…

‘Huffing’ driver sentenced in fatal crash

By Mari A. Schaefer Inquirer Staff Writer   The driver of the car who was huffing before she struck two pedestrians, killing one outside Delaware County Memorial Hospital pleaded guilty today to homicide by vehicle while driving under…