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Lawrence Egerton

What Should YOU Do to Save a Life This Summer?

Alison Matthews, 26, of Gastonia, North Carolina left her two young children, ages 2 and 4, in an unattended vehicle in the parking lot of a Target Department Store on June 20, 2010.

Lawrence Egerton

Woman’s Body Found on I-40 after Apparent Hit-and-Run Death

Durham, North Carolina police were sent to remove a “deer” presumably hit by a vehicle on Interstate 40 East Wednesday morning, February 10, 2010. When they arrived on the scene, police…

Lawrence Egerton

Snow Plow Kills Pedestrian

Sadly, a snow plow hit and killed Mr. Mark Walston of Goldsboro, NC over the weekend. According to an article on digtriad.com, the accident is still under investigation. The NC Highway Patrol states…

Pierce Egerton

Vacation Fun Turns Deadly — Parasailers Die in High Winds at NC Beach

U.S. Coast Guard officials say a disconnected rope is to blame in a parasailing accident that killed two women in Ocean Isle, NC, on Friday. Among the victims is Cynthia Woodcock from…

Lawrence Egerton

Charlotte Girl in Critical Condition After Pool Accident in Milford, Massachusets

Another pool related accident has left an 11 year old Charlotte, NC girl in critical condition at the UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester. The girl had been swimming unsupervised on the first…

Dan Deuterman

Ritter Wrongful Death Cases Raises Interesting Questions

A jury this weekend ruled that two ER doctors who treated actor John Ritter after he collapsed on the set of his sitcom weren’t at fault in his death.Ritter’s family had filed a multimillion dollar wrongful death lawsuit against the physicians, who treated Ritter for a heart attack, not the torn aorta he had. The hospital where he was treated has already settled with the family of the Emmy…

Dan Deuterman

Nuns Face Wrongful Death Lawsuits in New Orleans Lafon Nursing Home Deaths during Hurricane Katrina

They don’t face criminal charges, but that doesn’t mean nuns who ran the Lafon Nursing Home in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck are in the clear. That’s because they’re facing wrongful death lawsuits regarding 22 nursing home residents who died in the horrible conditions in the aftermath of Katrina. New Orleans resident Maria Johnson sued Lafon in the death of her 79-year-old mother….

Dan Deuterman

Mother of Man who Died in Immigration Custody to File Wrongful Death Suit

The mother of an HIV-positive man who died while in immigration custody plans to file a wrongful death suit against the United States government, according to news reports.The mother alleges that immigration officials denied medical treatment to her son while he was in custody.This immigration wrongful death case highlights a disturbing trend.23-year-old Victor Arrelano, died while in custody at…

Dan Deuterman

Legal woes not over for Tolly Carr, TV anchor convicted in drunk driving death

The cirminal trial of Tolly Carr is over, but the former television anchor still faces a wrongful death suit. The suit was filed in May in Forsyth County against Carr, a former anchor of WXII in North Carolina, and three Winston-Salem bars the lawsuit says served Carr the night in March that Casey Bokhoven, 26, was killed. On Monday, Aug 13, Carr, 32, pleaded guilty to charges of felony death by…

Dan Deuterman

Parents sue 3M, Wal-Mart over huffing death

The parents of a California teenager who died after inhaling an aerosol dust remover have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against 3M Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for selling the substance. The suit says both companies knew 3M Dust Remover was popular among teenage inhalant abusers, but continued selling it for years without adequate warnings or other deterrents. When inhaled, dust remover…