Tri-met Bus hits pedestrians, killing two

PORTLAND, Ore. (CBS) - Two people were killed and three others injured when a city bus ran over a group of pedestrians in Portland, Oregon late Saturday night. Police say the Tri-Met bus was turning left onto a street when it hit the people…

Boat accident injures woman at Disney

By Steve Wisner, www.examiner.com   Walt Disney World's transportation department continued its string of bad luck on Thursday when a recreational boat collided with a Disney ferry boat just before 5 p.m.   The accident resulted…

Subway Worker Is Electrocuted

By New York Times   A subway maintenance supervisor was electrocuted early Monday morning while working on track repairs in the Rockaways, the first on-the-job death of a transit worker in three years.   The supervisor, James Knell,…

PennDot Road Worker Crushed to Death in Lawrence County

By Wytv.com   A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation worker was killed in an accident in Lawrence County Thursday.   Pulaski Township police said PennDot crews were paving State Route 551 north of State Route 422 when 42-year-old…

Workers missing after blast, fire hit oil rig

April 21, 2010 By Reuters.com  (Reuters) - Eleven workers were missing and 17 injured in an explosion at a Transocean oil drilling rig off Louisiana, and crews were fighting the fire 16 hours later, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.…

What to Do When Your Child is in a School Bus Accident

The following is a guest post by Personal Injury Lawyers at Dolan Law Offices:   One particular phone call can take your breath away.  News that your child has been hurt in a school bus accident is terrifying and overwhelming.  It…

Foster Kids Say County Shrugs at Abuses

By Nick Divito, Courthouse News Service   LAS VEGAS (CN) - Clark County's child welfare system shows "deliberate indifference to the health and safety of the children it is obligated to protect," 13 foster kids say in a federal class action.…

Recovering Damages For Your California Personal Injury Accident

California personal injury accidents have caused a number of fatal and catastrophic injuries. A severe injury can leave accident victims with permanent damage. This can hurt your current and future earnings. Some accident victims will require…

Truck Pumping Concrete Collapses; 3 Workers Injured

By Donna Willis, www.nbc4i.com COLUMBUS, Ohio—Three people were injured Tuesday morning when a truck pumping concrete collapsed at the old City Center construction site.   Medics were called to the area of East Town and South 3rd…

Man faces charges in fatal golf cart accident

A Waltham, Mass. man is facing 9 felony charges after being involved in a fatal golf cart accident on September 9, 2009.  According to prosecutors, Andrew Morrissey was drunk when he drove his golf cart into a minvan on an Albany highway.…