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Blog Posts in February, 2015

A Local Accident Kills One Feb 27, 2015

Witnesses report that a single car caused enough damage to a utility pole to cause power outages around a neighborhood. According to police reports, a vehicle sped around the corner on Oldham Road just south of Swope Park at around 2:45 a.m. on Feb. ...

Takata Ordered to Pay $14,000 Per Day Feb 26, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp., $14,000 per day for failure to cooperate in the exploding airbags investigation. Takata, one of the world’s largest airbag suppliers, is alleged to have ...

Philadelphia Jury Awards Man Who Grew Breasts $2.5M Feb 25, 2015

A Philadelphia jury is the first jury to find Johnson & Johnson civilly liable for the injuries caused by an anti-psychotic drug called Risperdal®. The jury returned a verdict awarding an autistic man who was prescribed Risperdal for five years $2.5M ...

Church Van Involved in an Accident on Route J Feb 24, 2015

A 15-passenger church van for the Kinfolk Ridge Baptist Church was involved in a three-vehicle collision on Route J on Feb. 11, 2015. The accident occurred in Pemiscot County and the Missouri Highway Patrol along with the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s ...

Johnson & Johnson Agrees to Pay $420 Million in ASR Implant Cases Feb 23, 2015

ASR hip implant devices produced by DePuy Orthopedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, have been recalled since 2010. Upon discovering that 12 percent of the devices failed within the first five years, more than 93,000 ASR implants were recalled ...

Christine Marie Brown Pleads Guilty to Killing Two in Accident Feb 22, 2015

A woman from St. Peters, Missouri, passed out at the wheel of her car while high on heroin. While asleep, she crashed into another vehicle in a head-on-collision. The other vehicle’s occupants were an elderly couple who were killed upon impact. On ...

A Tragic Accident Kills Andrea M. Burch Feb 13, 2015

On Wednesday, February 13, Andrea M. Burch, a 34-year-old woman of Kansas City, MO died after her vehicle crashed into a concrete underpass and exploded into flames. The accident was reported by KCTV 5 News. Police identified the married mother of ...

Defective Airbags Cause Fatalities Even in Fender Benders Feb 6, 2015

A recent tragic accident involving a recalled Honda vehicle has cost a Houston father of two his very life. Bloomberg News reports that on Jan. 18, Carlos Solis was involved in a minor fender bender with Honda Accord. Unfortunately, Solis’ Accord ...

Are You Installing Your Car Seat Properly? Feb 3, 2015

Your child’s safety could be in jeopardy if the car seat is not installed correctly. You might think that anyone who can read an instruction manual and follow directions can install a car seat properly. In reality, though, it’s not that easy. Did you ...

Kenneth Feinberg Announces GM Compensation Fund Is Closed Feb 2, 2015

According to Bloomberg News , as the January 31 deadline of the General Motors Co.’s compensation fund approached, General Motors (GM) settled more than 130 claims. In all, the auto company has received more than 4,000 injury claims. Of these, 450 ...

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