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Mark Bello

Wrongful Death Lawsuits against Two Rideshare Companies Allege Driver Distracted by App

Ridesharing services have become increasingly popular because of their convenience. While the ridesharing apps are easy for travelers to use, they are also problematic because the driver is required to use his/her phone in order to connect with paying passengers. […]

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Putting Safety First When Working With Robots

An increasing number of jobs once performed by humans are now performed by robots. With robotics playing such a pivotal role in the future of manufacturing, keeping humans safe is gaining the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

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Bicyclist’s Death Prompts State to Build Bike Lane

In December 2015, a 38-year-old man was killed while riding his bicycle on what is known as Portland Highway. According to the Portland Police Bureau, the bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet and had a flashing red light on the […]

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Why Settle A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Rather Than Go To Court?

In case you missed it, last August, a 10-year-old boy was killed at while riding the Verrückt water slide at Schlitterbahn water park in Kansas City, Kansas. The boy was the son of a Republican State Representative and was at […]

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Ghost Ship Tragedy Raises Questions Over How To Make Artist Housing Affordable And Safe

The first pair of wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland, California during a dance party on December 2. Officials say 36 people died in the blaze. According to […]

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Bride-to-Be Crushed to Death by Car-Factory Robot

Safe and efficient robot-human interaction has the power to transform assembly lines. Robots are great at moving heavy machinery at high speeds and can conduct monotonous jobs with ease, but they move blindly with no intelligence. If they make contact […]

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Why Did A Routine Dental Visit Cut A Child’s Life Too Short?

A 14-month old Austin, Texas girl (Daisy) was supposed to have two cavities fixed at Austin Children’s Dentistry. It was a routine procedure with general anesthesia. Betty Squier, Daisy’s mom, was asked to comfort her daughter until the anesthesia was administered; […]

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Man’s Fall To Death In Trash Hopper Brings Safety To Recycling Center

We rely on manufacturers to make safe products, employers to maintain safe workplaces and property owners to keep their properties safe. We also assume that governmental agencies will keep the public safe. In reality, sometimes dangerous products and unsafe conditions are […]

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Closed Case Reopens After More Details Develop in Light of a Potential Lawsuit

In March 2015, 28-year-old Stephanie Gurney fell to her death from a SBA Communications tower in San Angelo, Texas. At the time, details surrounding the situation were unclear. According to reports, the woman’s climbing abilities were being assessed for possible […]

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TB is Still Around and Can Be Fatal if Goes Undiagnosed

A Law Vegas man filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Summerlin Hospital and numerous doctors and nurses alleging failure to diagnosis and treat of his wife for tuberculosis despite obvious symptoms during and after her pregnancy.  The suit alleges that […]