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  • $5.25M Wrongful Death Verdict is First For a Fatal U.S. Bikeshare Accident
    $5.25M Wrongful Death Verdict is First For a Fatal U.S. Bikeshare Accident

    By: Allan M. Siegel What’s believed to be the nation’s first wrongful death award over a fatal bikeshare accident was recently handed down by a jury in Cook County, Illinois. According to Chicago ...

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  • Family of Pro Football Star Junior Seau Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit with NFL
    Family of Pro Football Star Junior Seau Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit with NFL

    By: Allan M. Siegel Earlier this month, on October 5, 2018, the family of pro football star Junior Seau reached a settlement agreement in a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL. Seau, a Hall of ...

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  • Lawsuit Over Fatal Duck Boat Sinking Seeks $100 Million
    Lawsuit Over Fatal Duck Boat Sinking Seeks $100 Million

    By: Allan M. Siegel A wrongful death lawsuit filed against the operator of a duck boat which sank on a lake near Branson, Missouri is seeking $100 million in damages. The lawsuit stems from an ...

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  • Washington Post Exposé of Howard University Hospital Shows a Hospital in Crisis
    Washington Post Exposé of Howard University Hospital Shows a Hospital in Crisis

    By: Allan M. Siegel A recent exposé on cases against Howard University Hospital by the Washington Post reveals a hospital in crisis-mode on almost every front. The Post reviewed over 675 wrongful ...

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  • Police Shooting of DC Motorcyclist Prompts Change to Bodycam Rules
    Police Shooting of DC Motorcyclist Prompts Change to Bodycam Rules

    By: Allan M. Siegel On September 11, 2016, Terrence Sterling had recently left a bachelor’s party and was operating a motorcycle in the District of Columbia, and crashed his vehicle into a ...

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  • Man Killed on Metro Train Tracks Outside D.C.
    Man Killed on Metro Train Tracks Outside D.C.

    By: Allan M. Siegel About a month after the Federal Government announced that it would assume responsibility for safety oversight of Metro trains, another death has occurred. On the evening of ...

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