Greenville Man Killed in Florida Parasailing Accident

By Aaron Barker, Digital Content Manager LONGBOAT KEY, FL (FOX Carolina) – A Greenville man was killed during a parasailing accident in Florida this week. The Coast Guard said David Sieradzki was unconscious when he was pulled from…

Glen Daniel Man Killed in Coal Mine Accident

By Sarah Plummer Register-Herald Reporter A miner was crushed to death when part of a wall collapsed Monday at a mine operation in Bolt. State Office of Miners’ Health Safety and Training spokesperson Leslie Fitzwater confirmed crew…

Watchdog Report: Several Area Nursing Homes Receive State’s Lowest Possible Ranking

Findings Seven area nursing homes received the lowest quality ratings from the federal government last year based partly on state inspections in 2009 and 2010. Three are the lowest rated so far this year. Inspection reports show that residents…

Target Recalls Infant Girls Sandals Due to Choking Hazard

By U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Published: Thursday, Jun. 23, 2011 - 9:39 am WASHINGTON, June 23, 2011 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced…

Worker Killed in BP Refinery Accident in Carson

One worker died Wednesday in an accident at the BP refinery in Carson, a company spokesman said. It was unclear what caused the 8 a.m. accident at the refinery near Wilmington Avenue and Speulveda Boulevard. The accident occurred near the…

Warmer Water Temps Bringing More People – and More Water-Related Injuries, Officials Say

Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2011 9:15 pm | Updated: 6:45 am, Mon Jun 20, 2011. By LEE PROCIDA Staff Writer | Millions of people come to the South Jersey shore looking for fun, but many scuttle their own good times through risky behavior. Every…

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…