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 […]

Hundreds Missing after Korean Ferry Boat Accident

Sadly, there have been numerous unfortunate accidents involving cruise line accidents – but none as tragic as the sinking of the South Korean ferry that was carrying hundreds of passenger. There are many details as to the cause of the tragedy, but over 200 hundred people are still missing. A Devastating Accident The ferry capsized […]