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Crash Report Akron, Ohio N237WR

Summation of NTSB crash report Akron, Ohio – N237WR – November 10, 2015. Aircraft: BRITISH AEROSPACE HS 125 700A, registration: N237WR Injuries: 9 Fatal. On November 10, 2015, about 1452 eastern standard time (EST), Execuflight flight 1526, a British Aerospace HS 125-700A, N237WR, departed controlled flight while on approach to landing at Akron Fulton International Airport (AKR) and impacted a …

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Jennifer S. v. Uninsured Motorist Insurer

Knee arthroscopy, motor vehicle accident, settlement policy limits Jennifer S., a 19-year-old college student, was rear ended by a driver near the university that she attended in Davie, Florida. Her knee hit the dashboard and she had to undergo arthroscopic surgery for a torn meniscus twice as a result of the accident. The other driver carried minimal automobile insurance that …

Sunrise Man Loses Sense of Smell after Taking Cold Medicine, Suit Alleges

By Rafael A. Olmeda | South Florida Sun Sentinel 7:17 PM EDT, June 22, 2009  SUNRISE – There are serious consequences to losing your sense of smell, but those aren’t the things Frederick Schaffer really misses. He misses the smell outside Cinnabon when he’s walking through the mall. And a really good cup of coffee. And his wife’s perfume. And his …

Lauderdale woman sues pit bull owners in Victoria Park attack

By Juan Ortega | South Florida Sun-Sentinel 4:37 PM EDT, June 5, 2009  FORT LAUDERDALE – A Fort Lauderdale woman injured in an attack by two pit bulls last month in Victoria Park on Friday filed a lawsuit against the dogs’ owners, her lawyer said. Kailen Gonzalez, 25, of Fort Lauderdale, filed the complaint in Broward Circuit Court against Katarzyna Zalewski …

Negligent Maintenance – $385,000 GROSS VERDICT

Premises Liability – Negligent Maintenance – Negligent closure of handicapped restroom stalls – Fall down – Femur fracture – Internal fixation – 20% comparative negligence found.  Broward County, FL The plaintiff alleged that the defendant condominium association created a dangerous condition by negligently blocking access to the handicapped bathroom stalls on its premises. As a result, the plaintiff claimed that …

Publix Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

PEMBROKE PINES, FL — On Wednesday, April 18, 2007, Robert Czwartacky went to Publix on South Flamingo Road in Pembroke Pines to shop. He selected shopping cart, entered the water aisle, and slipped and fell on water on the floor, landing squarely on his right knee. He was taken to a local hospital by Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue where a …

French Canadian Tourist Agrees to Pay $400,000 on the Eve of Trial

POMPANO BEACH, FL — Paul F., was an experienced motorcycle rider on the morning of November 10, 2007, but he was no match for the 70-year-old French Canadian tourist, Mr. B, who blew a stop sign in his SUV at the intersection of A1A and N.E. 10th St. cutting him off as he was cruising southbound that fateful Saturday morning. …

$1.4 Million Verdict Involving Negligent Tow Truck Operator

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — December 21, 2003 was a day that changed the lives of the Dorleans family forever. Esther and Rachelle Dorleans, a mother and daughter, set out from their home near Ocala that afternoon in their Acura Integra to visit Esther’s sister in Miami. Rachelle, who was seventeen, had just started Christmas vacation. Leonard Dorleans, the father, remained …

Confidential Settlement of Wrongful Death Suit Against Hospital

MIAMI, FL — Mrs. S was first injured on August 11, 2008 by a hospital when she slipped and fell on water on the floor breaking her knee cap and breaking her shoulder while she was walking through a hospital for an outpatient medical appointment. She was admitted to the hospital and died due to complications from her fall. Mrs. …

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Confidential Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Claim

PLANTATION — On February 8, 2008 according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, a landscaper was cutting Lee Macon’s lawn when Jerome Jackson came out of his house and tried grabbing the lawn mower. Macon and Jackson began fighting, then Macon pulled a gun from the waistband of his pants and fired several shots, fatally wounding Jackson. The dispute was …

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Insurer Tenders Policy Limits Three Times To Settle Wrongful Death Claim

PLANTATION — On May 8, 2010, Joel Stiepleman, 69, died in a motor vehicle accident as he attempted to drive across Pine Island Road from the community where he lived for more than a decade. Stiepleman, a sales representative for a lock manufacturer, is survived by his wife Diane Russo, along with two children and three stepchildren. “He was the …