Airline Cannot Escape Liability

A commercial passenger plane was shot down by militants, killing all passengers aboard. And, the airline company cannot dodge liability, thanks to international aviation laws. On July 17, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 carrying 298 passengers was shot down over the rebel-controlled area covering eastern Ukraine. The plan was traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur […]

Wife of Dead Jockey Awarded $7.8 million

In a wrongful death case heard in Pennsylvania, a jury favored with the widowed wife by awarding almost $8 million in damages. The plaintiff’s complaint alleged the defendant, Parx Casino and Racetrack, acted negligently by failing to ensure that no chickens were allowed on or the near racetrack. The plaintiff’s complaint states that on May […]