A collision between a tractor-trailer and a Greyhound bus headed for Cleveland, Ohio, resulted in the death of one woman bus passenger, and injuries to 44 others aboard the bus. The accident occurred in the early morning hours in Union County on Interstate 80. The 36-year-old tractor-trailer driver asserted that
A 38-year-woman will receive $12.9 million dollars after a jury ruled that the medical center where she delivered her baby was responsible for a disfiguring injury the child suffered during birth. The judge overseeing the case resulted in the largest civil lawsuit award he has seen in eight years as
Franklin readers probably have had to deal with a minor medical mistake at some point in their lives. Most people do. But what would you think if you found out that your hospital was keeping a number of mistakes quiet while you suffered from them? Have you ever wondered why
Three Ohio law enforcement agencies are the recipients of federal grant money to pay for police overtime to crackdown on reckless driving behaviors that frequently result in Ohio car accidents that injure or kill motorists, passengers, and pedestrians. The money was parceled out by the state Department of Public Safety
In the last ten years, surgeons across the United States implanted cardiac stents in over 7 million people, touting their ability to boost the flow of blood and treat heart disease. However, the families of many of these patients and other advocates have accused such physicians of misusing stents and
Ohio residents are more than likely to be shocked by this news about an alleged wrongful death at San Francisco General Hospital. Not only is this news frightening, but it shows just how easy it can be for patients to be overlooked in a hospital’s busy environment. Reports from Oct.
It’s truly tragic when a doctor’s mistake leads to an infant’s birth injuries. Franklin, Ohio, readers may be pleased to know that the Oregon Supreme Court recently upheld the decision to award $1.375 million to a family whose infant suffered permanent injuries during his birth in 2004. Reports from Sept.
A 22-year-old woman from Plain Township, Ohio, who admitted being drunk at the time of a fatal car accident, has received an eight year prison sentence. The crash killed a married woman who was the mother of two children. The driver was traveling in a northern direction in Jackson Township
A tow truck driver who was on the shoulder of the road on westbound U.S. 30 in Ohio was hit by a 2001 Ford 250 pickup truck. He suffered injuries that sent him to a hospital where he was described to be in critical condition. He was working on changing
A woman in Columbus, Ohio, says that she was recently sprayed with toxic chemicals by a fire department ambulance while sitting in her convertible car. She was completely soaked and required hospitalization with life threatening injuries days later. She and her husband filed a personal injury lawsuit against the city’s