A New Jersey driver is facing several serious charges after causing an auto accident involving four other vehicles. Three individuals reportedly suffered injuries, and the Lakewood man believed to have caused the multi-car collision was taken into custody and charged with driving while intoxicated and other weapons-related violations.
When a worker is killed while on the job, surviving family members can seek compensation. If the worker was killed in a way that could have been prevented, the surviving family can seek damages that are both compensatory and punitive in nature. Sometimes the cases go to court for a jury to decide, but other times, a settlement can be reached between the employer and the family members. Cabell County readers may be interested to learn about a recent wrongful death case that was settled out of court.
A widower has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a West Virginia medical facility after his wife suffered cardiac arrest and died. He asserts that her wrongful death was due to her physicians' errors. He specifically accuses her doctors of "negligence, carelessness and marked deviation from the standard of care."