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Posts tagged "Wrongful Death"

First case of wrongful death from vape pen explosion

The vaping sensation has taken off in recent years Many smokers consider e-cigarettes and vape pens to be a healthier alternative to cigarettes. Vaping allows the absorption of nicotine into the body without the harmful effects of breathing smoke into the lungs.

How Ohio is taking Big Pharma to court

Vinton County is an unassuming rural region about 70 miles south of Columbus. As the least populated county in Ohio, it’s possible you’ve never even heard of it. Yet Vinton County is a leading example of how devastating the effects of opioid addiction can be on a community.

Why bystanders fail to give CPR to women

The Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health recently funded a study examining cases of cardiac arrest suffered by Americans in public places. Cardiac arrest is a condition in which one’s heart unexpectedly stops functioning. It affects more than 350,000 people each year in this country and proves fatal in about 90 percent of cases. However, if a person who suffers cardiac arrest receives CPR, their chances of survival can be increased two- or even three-fold.

Family of teen killed at State Fair to file wrongful death suit

Any unexpected death from an accident is heartbreaking, but it seems particularly tragic when the life cut short is a young one. That is what happened to Tyler Jarrell, an 18-year-old high-school student who was killed at the Ohio State Fair while on a popular ride.

Risk of fatal truck crashes increases under these 4 circumstances

Any motor vehicle accident has the potential to cause catastrophic, fatal injuries. However, truck accidents in particular are known to cause some of the most devastating damages for victims due to the size and weight of commercial-sized vehicles.

What do people stand to gain from filing a wrongful death claim?

Losing a loved one in an accident is a catastrophic event from which people may never fully recover. And while there is no way to undo the death or truly compensate people for this type of loss, there are a few important reasons to consider filing a legal claim in the aftermath of these situations.

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