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Doctor charged in Terre Haute wrongful death lawsuit

Posted: 07/01/2010

If a doctor is charged with liability, do you think his license should be automatically suspended?

A local doctor has been charged in the Terre Haute wrongful death of one of his patients, reports WTHI-TV.

The doctor is accused of prescribing narcotics to patients with a history of drug abuse. According to officials, he would have patients undergo invasive procedures they didn’t need to get the prescription drugs.

One patient with a history of drug abuse died from narcotic use prescribed by this doctor. Read more »

Should stiffer penalties be accessed for causing a Terre Haute auto accident?

Posted: 04/29/2010

WTHI-TV reports that three people suffered injuries in a Terre Haute auto accident at State Road 46 and Poplar. A car was moving from the right lane to the left lane when it was struck by a truck.

The truck struck the vehicle from behind and was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the Terre Haute auto accident. Three of the four people in the car were transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries. Read more »

One Killed in Accident Involving Ambulance

Posted: 04/23/2010

The Terre Haute Tribune Star reports that one person was killed in a Terre Haute auto accident involving an ambulance.

According to police, the ambulance was en route to the hospital but with a non-emergency status, so lights and sirens were not turned on.

The ambulance was traveling north on U.S. 41 when a passenger car traveling westbound on County Road 300 North failed to stop and pulled into the path of the ambulance. Read more »

Two injured in Indiana motorcycle accident

Posted: 08/12/2009

July 30, 2009

The Journal and Courier reports, two men were taken to the hospital following an Indiana motorcycle accident.

The Indiana motorcycle accident happened around 10:05 am at the intersection of Indiana 26 and Creasy Lane. The driver and his son were riding the motorcycle when they were hit by a car.

Both passengers on the motorcycle were transported to the hospital to be treated for injuries following the Indiana motorcycle accident. Read more »

Infant killed in Chicago car accident

Posted: 03/31/2009

March 17, 2009   A 1-year-old girl was killed in a Chicago auto accident, reports the Chicago Breaking News.

According to police, the child’s father was pulling a vehicle out of the garage at the family’s home when he hit the child.   The child was transported to the Advocate Christ Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.

At this time no charges have been filed in the Chicago car accident.   Read more »

Woman seriously injured in Terre Haute auto accident

Posted: 03/16/2009

March 10, 2009

One woman was injured in a single-vehicle Terre Haute car accident, reports the Tribune Star.

An 18-year-old female was driving east on I-70 when her car veered off the roadway and rolled over multiple times.

When emergency responders arrived at the scene of the Terre Haute auto accident they found the driver lying on the ground after apparently being ejected from the vehicle.

The woman was treated at the scene for possible multiple fractures, then airlifted to a local hospital. Read more »

Child Suffers Dog Bite Injury

Posted: 03/09/2009

March 3, 2009

The Zanesville Times Recorder reports that an eight-year-old girl was mauled by her family dog while she was sleeping.

According to a statement taken by the police, the mother of the Ohio dog bite injury victim heard her daughter crying and the dog barking sometime after midnight. She ran into her daughter’s room and immediately noticed that her daughter had been bitten. They then rushed to the hospital for treatment. Read more »

Man killed in Chicago auto accident

Posted: 03/02/2009

February 26, 2009

One man was killed in a Chicago auto accident, according Chicago Breaking News.

The Chicago car accident happened on Lake Shore Drive near 45th Street. According to a witness the Illinois auto accident victim was headed north when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a light pole. The driver was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the Chicago auto accident. Read more »

Lawsuit filed in Chicago nursing home abuse case

Posted: 02/24/2009

February 24, 2009

The Chicago Tribune reports that the family of a nursing home resident who died last week filed an Illinois nursing home abuse lawsuit against the facility where she lived.

The victim froze to death when she wandered outside into the courtyard of the nursing home. She was found in the courtyard after being outside for about 90 minutes in freezing cold temperatures. The Chicago nursing home abuse victim was wearing an ankle bracelet that should have triggered an alarm when she went outside. Read more »

Woman killed in Fort Wayne auto accident

Posted: 02/10/2009

February 5, 2009

The Times-Union reports that a woman died from injuries she received in a Fort Wayne auto accident.

The woman was traveling south on Indiana 15 when she lost control of her vehicle and slid into the path of a pickup truck, causing the Indiana auto accident. The truck had a snowplow attached to the front.

The woman became trapped inside her vehicle and had to be removed by emergency personnel workers. Read more »