Wrongful Death

Doctor charged in Terre Haute wrongful death lawsuit

by fst | July 1st, 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. The doctor has been indicted for charges related to fraud and other bodily injuries.

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As investigation continues, the doctor’s medical license is still active. Do you think it shows negligence on the part of the state that this doctor is still practicing?

If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, the Indiana medical malpractice attorneys at Fleshner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help you.

Infant killed in Chicago car accident

by fst | March 31st, 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.
 
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The Chicago car accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you were injured in an Illinois auto accident.

Child Suffers Dog Bite Injury

by fst | March 9th, 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.

The victim reported that she was sleeping at the time of the Ohio dog bite accident. The dog sleeps at the foot of the child’s bed, and her mother indicated that the child might have kicked the dog in her sleep, startling it, and causing it to bite her.

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The Ohio dog bite injury lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you were injured in a dog bite accident.

Man killed in Chicago auto accident

by fst | March 2nd, 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.

He had to be extricated from the vehicle by emergency personnel, and was transported to the hospital where he later died.

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The Chicago auto accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you have been injured in an Illinois car accident.

Lawsuit filed in Chicago nursing home abuse case

by fst | February 24th, 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.

Although prosecutors are investigating this Chicago nursing home abuse case, the family of the deceased is planning to conduct its own investigation.

The Chicago nursing home abuse lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if your loved one has been the victim of Illinois nursing home neglect.

Woman killed in Fort Wayne auto accident

by fst | February 10th, 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. She suffered blunt force trauma from the Fort Wayne car accident.

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The Fort Wayne auto accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you have been injured in a car accident.

Man charged with DUI after Chicago car accident

by fst | February 9th, 2009

February 3, 2009

The Chicago Sun Times reports that a man has been charged with driving under the influence after hitting three teens with his vehicle and then crashing into another vehicle.

Police report that the driver of a 1990 Ford Thunderbird was headed west on Galena Blvd. at a high rate of speed, when he ran a stop sign causing the Illinois auto accident. The vehicle then drove off the road and hit three teens who were standing on the street corner.

The vehicle then hit a pickup truck parked in a driveway. The driver then attempted to flee on foot from the scene of the Chicago auto accident.

The three teens were taken to a local hospital following the Chicago car accident. They are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was charged with an aggravated DUI along with several other charges in this Chicago auto accident.

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The Chicago auto accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you have been injured in an Illinois car accident.

Four injured in Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | January 27th, 2009

January 27, 2009

The Terre Haute Tribune Star reports that four people were injured in a Terre Haute auto accident.

According to the Sheriff’s department, one vehicle was traveling east on Gilchrist road, and another vehicle was traveling north on US 41 when the Terre Haute car accident occurred. The vehicle traveling east appeared in the path of the other vehicle, before the driver had time to react.

The driver of the northbound car struck the other vehicle before leaving the intersection, crossing the median, and heading down a steep embankment.

Four people suffered minor injuries in the Indiana auto accident.

The Terre Haute auto accident lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you have been injured in an Indiana car accident.

Icy roads cause Terre Haute auto accident

by fst | January 21st, 2009

January 8, 2009

Icy roads are responsible for a Terre Haute auto accident, according to WTHI-TV.

State police reported that the driver of a Dodge Durango was traveling eastbound on Intersate70 when the Terre Haute car accident occurred. The driver hit a patch of black ice, slid off the road and down an embankment, and flipped over onto the vehicle’s top.

Three people were inside the vehicle at the time of the Indiana auto accident. Two people were taken to the hospital following the Terre Haute auto accident.

The Terre Haute car accident attorneys at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin can help if you have been injured in an Indiana auto accident.

Mother files Columbus wrongful death suit over daughter’s death

by fst | April 22nd, 2008

April 22, 2008

An Ohio mother has filed a Columbus wrongful death suit against Franklin County’s Sheriff Department after her daughter was strangled by her estranged boyfriend.

According to The Columbus Dispatch, the woman’s daughter reportedly called 911 three times during her attack, but because she was unable to answer the door when help arrived, the police left.

The Ohio mother said more could have been done to prevent the Columbus wrongful death incident. She said the severity of her daughter’s phone calls were not explained to the security guard who came to her daughter’s door.

Jurors elected for the Columbus wrongful death trial will have to determine if dispatchers and technicians for the county sheriff’s department were negligent in their actions.

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