Regardless of experience level, those who ride bicycles should forever be cognizant of road and path conditions and avoid areas with routine issues. In Evansville, Indiana, there is a section of passage known as Pigeon Creek Greenway, located under the Franklin Street bridge, where bicyclists have been injured in the past. The most recent incident involves a skilled bike rider, who hit a mud patch and toppled to the ground. She sustained a broken wrist, broken teeth, road rash, bruising, and bleeding. Continue reading
Most of us have witnessed motorcycles weaving in and out of traffic on the highways and cruising through neighborhoods. While some love the acceleration and adrenaline, others worry about the safety aspect. A recently filed lawsuit may push people in the middle to the side of the latter. A North Carolina motorcycle owner, William Rouse, is taking legal action against well-known Harley-Davidson, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for injuries sustained after his bike crashed. Continue reading
Generally, people trust doctors to have a grasp on what is going on with their health issues, especially when surgery is involved. While the finer details can sometimes be left to the professionals, a woman from Iowa has some fairly valid complaints against the doctor who performed her surgery. Dena Knapp had surgery to remove a mass on her adrenal gland in 2016, but woke up without a kidney. A South Dakota doctor named Scott Baker performed the procedure and originally stated that he “did not get everything”; which is not entirely true (he did accidentally “get” a healthy kidney). Knapp is suing for an undisclosed amount after suffering from complications. Continue reading
A lawsuit has been filed against Six Flags after a roller coaster accident resulted in head injuries for 2 riders. The accident occurred on July 7th when one of the carts on the coaster partially derailed. The roller coaster accident occurred when a tree branch fell on the track, hitting the first car and causing the cart to derail. According to NBC Los Angeles, 22 riders were left suspended for several hours and four people were later treated for injuries.
Sian Green, 24 was on vacation with her best friend in New York City, enjoying a hotdog near Rockefeller Center when a cab driver jumped the curb and struck her. The young woman lost her leg as a result of the accident and is now suing the city for 27.5 million dollars. According to reports the cab driver, Faysal Himon should not have even been driving at the time of accident, as his license should have been suspended for previous violations before the accident. The taxi and limousine commission admittedly failed to suspend Himon, due to a “computer glitch”. Read More