Losing a loved one is always painful. However, that pain can be magnified immensely when the death was due to an unnecessary act of violence.
Ohio residents who travel may be interested to learn that a lawsuit was filed on Aug. 12 against an Atlanta hotel after one guest died and potentially dozens of others became sick due to a Legionnaires' disease outbreak. According to reports, the outbreak may have affected those who stayed at the downtown Atlanta hotel between June 22 and July 15.
Tesla has faced a wrongful death lawsuit before after one of its vehicles was involved in a fatal crash while on Autopilot. On Aug. 1, another lawsuit was announced. This should be of interest to drivers in Ohio because it shows that self-driving technology is still a long way from being perfected.
Most people assume that there's a disparity in the medical care that people receive when they're poor and the kind of attention and care they get when they're famous and wealthy -- but a shocking new revelation about the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong shows that medical malpractice can happen to anyone.
In Ohio, when someone dies as a result of another person's negligence or deliberate act, certain surviving relatives are automatically assumed to suffer a deep loss. The spouse of the deceased is naturally left without his or her helpmate and companion. The children of the deceased are left without their parent's love, support and guidance. The parents of the deceased are left without the care and assistance their child would have offered in life.
If someone is harmed while on private property in Ohio, the property owner or manager is generally responsible for damages incurred. This topic is generating interest following a recent liability case making news from Georgia. The widow of a 48-year-old man who was found dead at SunTrust Park claims that multiple parties knew of hazards that may have contributed to his death. The man was at the Atlanta Braves' baseball stadium to install a product that he invented called Draftwell.
We've talked before about the Ohio doctor who is accused of killing numerous patients with drug overdoses in a Franklin County hospital over just a three-year period. Now, as the case is moving into the courts and the doctor has been charged with murder, it's important to take a second look at what happened -- and how.
Ohio residents who watch reality television programs may be familiar with Chris Soules. The 37-year-old Iowa resident was the star of the 19th season of the hit ABC show 'The Bachelor" and was a contestant on the 10th season of its sister show 'The Bachelorette." However, his career was dealt a severe blow in April 2017 when he was involved in a fatal car accident and then arrested for fleeing the scene.
Losing a loved one in an accident that could have been avoided if the responsible party had just taken more care is incredibly difficult. The financial burden that can come along with that loss may make it even harder to cope.
Restaurant owners in Ohio may want to know about a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Tiger Woods because it concerns the duties that restaurants have toward employees. A 24-year-old employee at The Woods, a restaurant established by the golf star in Jupiter, Florida, was allegedly served an excessive amount of alcohol after his shift. This led to the employee fatally crashing his 1999 Chevrolet Corvette on Dec. 10, 2018.