Wrongful Death Archives

Study: energy drink-related ER visits have doubled

Many of our readers in Alabama are no doubt aware of the harmful effect that drinking too many energy drinks can cause on the human body. A new study performed by the federal government sheds light on the havoc that the drinks are causing on unsuspecting consumers. wrongful death lawsuits have been filed in the past against drink manufacturers, and this could lead to more.

Multiple-vehicle accident leaves one dead, four injured

Accidents involving multiple vehicles often result in drivers and vehicle occupants sustaining serious or even fatal injuries. A recent accident that happened in the Alabama city of Mobile illustrates the dangers associated with multiple-vehicle crashes.

Father and son die after being hit by car

School zones often present many challenges for drivers. This is especially true in the evening hours as students, parents and members of the public attend sporting events. Sadly, an Alabama father and his two-year-old son were recently killed in a wrongful death when they were struck by a car while leaving a football game.

Two-motorcycle accident on I-459 leaves one dead

Alabama motorcyclists must contend with many dangers while traveling along Alabama's highways and roads. Oftentimes cars and trucks fail to see motorcycles and injuries sustained in motorcycle accidents are often serious or even fatal. A recent wrongful death that occurred on I-459, however, proves that motorcyclists and their fellow riders can also be a danger to one another.

Failure to see motorcycle results in fatality

Individuals who own motorcycles often recall instances where they narrowly escaped being involved in a crash or collision. Due to their size, speed and ability to easily maneuver through traffic, motorcycles can be difficult for other motorists to see. When a driver fails to see a motorcyclist, the resulting motorcycle accident can result in serious injuries and even death.

Breeder's dogs put down after two kill neighbor

Thirty three Rottweilers seized from a Saint Clair County home will be euthanized after two of the animals wrongful death an 82 year-old neighbor last month. Police and animal control officers sent out to collect the dogs say they were met with fierce lunging and barking as the Rotweilers tried to break out of their cages and attack. The county prosecutor asked a court to order the dogs destruction because, "they were raised in an environment that created basically a murder weapon."

Motorcycle accident claims life of Birmingham man

Motor vehicle accidents involving motorcycles often result in the motorcyclist suffering serious or wrongful death. When a car or truck crashes into a motorcycle, the motorcyclist is often thrown from their bike. Injuries common in motorcycle accidents include head and brain trauma, broken bones and burns and road rash.

MRB Wins Wrongful Death Verdict

A Jefferson County jury today returned a verdict in the amount of $10 million in favor of a female motorcyclist who was killed while training on the Barber Motorsports race track in Leeds on May 22, 2009.  The wrongful death case was tried for the plaintiff by MRB's David Marsh and Rip Andrews.

Truck hits woman and infant after car runs out of gas

Drivers who encounter car trouble while traveling on Alabama's highways must take necessary precautions to ensure their safety. When a car stalls or runs out of gas, there are certain steps the driver should take to stay safe until police or help arrive. Failure to do so can result in serious and even wrongful death.

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