Christian Seminary Sued for Wrongful Death of South Korean Exchange Student Accidentally Buried Alive in Sand at SoCal Beach

January 14, 2013

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The parents of an exchange student from Seoul, South Korea, who died while allegedly following instructions to make a promotional video for his school, have filed Tuesday a wrongful death lawsuit against The Master’s College and Seminary before a Los Angeles Superior Court. Advertisements

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Union Pacific Sued for Fatal Veterans Day Parade Accident

January 4, 2013

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The widow of one of four Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who were killed in a train-on-truck collision in Midland on November 15, which also left 16 others injured, on Thursday sued Union Pacific Railroad Inc. in Dallas County court, holding it responsible for that “unimaginable tragedy.”

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Court Asked to Set Aside “Code of Silence” Verdict Against Chicago City

December 13, 2012

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Chicago City officials on Monday asked a federal judge to set aside a jury verdict that found there exists a code of silence in the city police department by which officers tend to cover up for each other’s mistakes or wrongdoings. However, they are not contesting the $850,000 in damages which the jurors awarded to […]

Proving Liability in a Premises Liability Case

November 15, 2012

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Accidents which result in injuries or even death can and do happen within the premises of other people’s property. In certain cases, the premise owner may legally be made to answer or held liable for the damages done to those so injured or killed. This happens if it can be proven that there was at […]

Casino Blamed for Death of Man in Restroom

November 9, 2012

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The family of a man who was shot to death by a robber in October 2010 inside the restroom of the Opera House casino in  North Las Vegas on Friday sued not only the shooter but also the casino for the alleged wrongful death of the victim. According to the lawsuit filed in Clark County […]

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Court Slaps Wrist of Criminal Defense Lawyer for Peaking at the Prosecutor’s Notes Without Permission

October 31, 2012

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A New York state appeals court last Thursday has censured veteran Albany criminal defense attorney Terence Kindlon for viewing, handling and photographing a document that was left on an Albany County prosecutor’s table during a recess in a criminal trial without asking for nor being granted permission to do so. Calling the 65-year-old defense lawyer’s […]

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Collapsed Bridge and Derailed Train Bury, Kill Couple Out for 4th of July Afternoon Drive

October 30, 2012

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Bad things do tend to happen on the road when least expected. An elderly couple out to spend some time together last Fourth of July were killed when the viaduct they were driving under just simply collapsed right on top of them. At around 1:45 a.m. that day, Burton Lindner, a 69-year-old Chicago lawyer, and […]

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