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Nov 15
2013
Widow is suing Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs after a valet parking attendant let her husband leave despite being visibly intoxicated, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

A woman whose husband died shortly after leaving the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Casino has filed suit, claiming that a valet parking attendant violated state law by not preventing her intoxicated husband from driving. The widow has filed an appeal after a Luzerne County judge ruled in favor of the casino, and the case will now be heard by in a Pennsylvania Superior Court. Incident Information Witnesses reported that...

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Negligence
Nov 15
2013
Honda announced recalls for the Honda Odyssey and Acura MDX due to air bag flaws, according to Frenkel & Frenkel.

On the heels of a recall of 2013 Odyssey models due to stalling problems, Honda announced that models of the 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey and Acura MDX are being recalled for air bag flaws. The recalls are similar to those issued by other auto manufacturers, including those involving the Jeep Liberty and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Air Bag Problem The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received reports of at least six complaints of air bags deploying...

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Company Recalls
Nov 14
2013
Two passengers injured in a tour bus accident in which two people were killed and four injured have filed suit, according to Frenkel & Frenkel.

Two passengers who were injured when the tour bus they were riding in made a U-turn in front of a tractor-trailer, causing the truck to hit them, filed a lawsuit against the Houston-based tour bus company. The lawsuit alleges the men, who are residents of Mexico, suffered pain and suffering, lost wages, mental anguish, as well as disfigurement. The lawsuit also asks for payment for the medical care the men received. Accident Details...

Nov 14
2013
The family of a child filed suit stating pharmacy error after their daughter received an incorrect dosage as listed on medication, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

The family of a now 9-year old girl whose prescription for an anti-seizure medication was labeled with incorrect dosage when she was 4 filed suit against the pharmacy in U.S. District Court in Georgia. The lawsuit alleges that the pharmacy was negligent when it labeled the prescription, causing the child’s mother to give her a dose that was five times more than prescribed. Seizure Medication The child began suffering...

Nov 13
2013
Negligence lawsuit filed against the hospital by the families of two children who died after being given contaminated cardiac drugs, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

The families of two young children who died after undergoing open-heart surgery at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas filed lawsuits against the hospital and Wilson Chu, the director of its pharmacy. The lawsuit claims negligence on the part of the hospital due to the purchase of a cardiac drug from an unaccredited compounding pharmacy. New England Compounding Center The lawsuit claims that Sunrise Hospital...

Nov 13
2013
Lawyers for a man injured in accident with a commercial truck driver with alcohol in his system hope settlement will send a message, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

AW Trucking and Jet Maintenance recently agreed to a $9.5 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by a man injured when one of their drivers rear-ended him at an intersection. Court documents show that Johnny Raymond Rodriguez, the truck driver, had a blood alcohol content of between 0.071 and 0.065 three hours after the crash. A commercial driver in Texas may be arrested for drunk driving if their blood alcohol content is 0...

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Personal Injury
Nov 12
2013
The widow of a man accidentally shot when a Remington rifle misfired has reached a settlement with the gun manufacturer, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

Monica Wood, the widow of Robert L. Wood Jr., agreed to a confidential settlement in a lawsuit she filed against Remington Arms Company, LLC in the shooting death of her husband. The lawsuit claimed that Mr. Wood died due to a faulty trigger assembly on a popular Remington rifle. Accident Details According to court documents, Mr. Wood was on a hunting trip with his father, Robert L. Wood Sr., and four family friends in November 2011....

Nov 12
2013

This blog post has been edited. It was originally posted on November 13, 2013. Facts of this case may have developed or changed since the original post date. Settlements/verdicts may have been reached or are in progress.

Representatives of Six Flags Over Texas deny liability regarding an incident where a woman fell to her death from a roller coaster, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

Representatives of the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park claimed that they were not responsible for the death of a woman who fell from one of the park’s roller coasters. Park officials said that...

Nov 12
2013

When an auto accident causes injury or death due to the reckless actions of another, a personal injury claim may be in order. Contact Dallas-Fort Worth lawyers at Frenkel & Frenkel to schedule a free initial consultation regarding an auto accident where injuries may have been caused or worsened by the reckless actions of another.

Nov 11
2013
The widow of a plane crash victim filed suit against the estate of the pilot, claiming the crash was preventable, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

The widow of a passenger on a private plane that crashed in December 2011 near Teterboro Airport in New York filed suit against the estate of the pilot, claiming that the crash was preventable . The pilot, his wife, and two children were also killed in the crash. Crash Details On December 20, 2011, Jeffrey Buckalew, an investment banker and pilot, took off from Teterboro Airport, heading to Georgia for a Christmas week trip. Passengers...

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Wrongful Death