FedEx Truck Crash Tragic for Missouri Family

Interstate 44 in Lebanon, Missouri, was the site of a tragic road accident in which a FedEx truck collided with a pickup truck before ricocheting off of the left side of the roadway, across the median, striking a Jeep Renegade…

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Garbage Truck Collisions with Bicycles Result in 2 Student Deaths

In the last few weeks, two students in two different states were run over by garbage trucks while riding bicycles near campus. Both young women tragically died. On October 28, 2016, a University of Florida student was run over by…

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MN Woman Causes Fatal Rollover While Texting

A young woman died on Friday, October 21, 2016, when her car rolled over on Wisconsin Highway 35 near River Falls, Wisconsin. A texting driver caused the crash, according to the preliminary investigation. Our thoughts are with the family. The…

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Chicago Bicyclist Killed by Semi Truck in Bike Lane

A 20-year-old woman was tragically killed Tuesday morning when her bicycle was struck by a semi truck hauling a load of bricks. She was riding her bike in the 800 block of Milwaukee Avenue, in the bike lane, headed to downtown…

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Secure Your Load Day Established to Help Prevent Injury and Death

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has designated today, June 6, 2016, as Secure Your Load Day. In 2004, a 40-pound piece of furniture fell off of an open trailer and flew through the windshield of a Jeep Liberty, hitting…

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Woman from Hudson, WI Killed in MN by Suspected Distracted Driver

A young woman from Hudson, Wisconsin, was tragically killed yesterday on Minnesota Highway 95 in Washington County. Preliminary evidence gathered by the Washington County Sheriff Office and the Minnesota State Patrol suggests she died because another driver was distracted. Minnesota…

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Canton Teenager Killed in Crash on MN HWY 52

A Canton, Minnesota teenager was tragically killed last night when a pickup truck crossed over the center line on MN Highway 52 and hit the vehicle she was driving head on.1 Alcohol was detected in the system of the driver…

Truck Tire Death
Semi Crosses Over Median, Kills Child and Severely Injures Mom

A 7-year-old girl is deceased and her mother is critically injured after the Chevy pickup truck they were in was hit by a semi-truck that crossed through the median on Interstate 15 in late November near Fort Hall. According to…

Bicycle Lane Death
Bicycle Hit by Dump Truck, Daughter Killed in Wrongful Death Accident

Our law firm has recently helped a family whose loved one was riding her bicycle in the bike lane when a dump truck turned into her, killing her. The truck driver said he did not see her, but she had…

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Dump Truck Hits and Kills Pedestrian in Union City, NJ

On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, a woman was walking in the crosswalk on North Marginal Highway in Union City, New Jersey, when a dump truck made a right turn from Pleasant Avenue and ran her over, inflicting fatal injuries. Although…

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2 Child Deaths Prompt IKEA to offer Free Wall Anchoring Kit

UPDATE: 4 other children have died after having an IKEA MALM chest of drawers fall on them. IKEA received 2 reports of a child being killed by a MALM chest that tipped over: In February, 2014, a 2-year-old boy from West…

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Child’s Death After Routine Dental Surgery Shocks Community

A child’s death after rare but not unprecedented complications from dental surgery has rocked the suburb of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, where family, friends and community members are mourning the tragic loss of a 17-year-old woman. The girl’s mother wrote this…