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Sweeney Law FirmHigh BPA Levels in Kids Linked to Risk for Heart, Kidney Damage, Study FindsBPA is the common name for the compound bisphenol A. BPA is used to line aluminum cans for food packaging, is found to leach out of some plastics when heat is applied (baby bottles included), and is also used as one of the starting materials in resin composite dental fillings...Sweeney Law FirmIndiana Construction Accident Kills 33 Year OldApril 16, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. 33 year old David Anderson of Brownsburg, IN was the victim of an indiana construction accident. David Anderson was killed when an excavator backed into him while placing concrete barriers for an Interstate 465 construction zone on the northeast side of Indianapolis. A witness...Sweeney Law FirmInjured Construction Worker Sues Contractor | Indiana Construction Accident LawyersDale Sunday, who was injured when a large lift truck toppled down an embankment behind a West Lafayette home April 30, is seeking monetary compensation for his pain and suffering, medical bills and lost wages. The suit accuses property owner Patrick Tharp and general contractor T.L...Sweeney Law FirmLawsuits for Wrongful Death & Punitive Damages filed after Indiana State Fairgrounds Stage CollapsesOn August 19th, 2011, the first lawsuits for wrongful death and punitive damages were filed after the August 13th, 2011 stage collapse at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, IN. The collapse at the Indiana State Fairgrounds occurred shortly before Sugar Land took the stage. The stage collapse resulted in...Sweeney Law FirmPersonal Injury Case Includes Local Applebee’s RestaurantFollowing a tragic incident that left a six-year-old boy with severe brain damage, publicity is building over the inclusion of the Mansfield, Texas Applebee’s restaurant as part of the personal injury lawsuit. Six-year-old Abdallah Khader’s car was struck by a vehicle operated by Stewart Lee Richardson. Richardson was found to...Sweeney Law FirmShell Oil Faces Environmental Lawsuit in IllinoisResidents near Roaxana’s Oil Refinery in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against former refinery owner Shell Oil Co., claiming the major company is responsible for multiple oil leaks and spills over the years. The suit claims that the oil spills have led to serious contamination of the environment, including water...Sweeney Law FirmState Fair Stage Collapse Personal Injury Lawsuits Scheduled for 2014Following the collapse of the main stage at the Indiana State Fair, multiple personal injury lawsuits have been filed against the state. Investigations may have shown that the rigging used to hold the equipment was insufficient to support the weight of the speakers, lights, and other equipment that fell during...Sweeney Law FirmStudents May Not Grasp Seriousness of Bomb, Gun Hoaxes, Officials SaySeveral teens have been arrested and are facing charges in Kentucky and Indiana for making threats or spreading rumors via social media about bringing guns to school, bomb threats, or threats of other violence. In addition to some students facing legal action from state law enforcement, schools are also taking...Sweeney Law FirmVideo Captures Abuse of 14 Year Old Boy at Military SchoolFourteen-year-old Jesse Mactagone of Auburn, California attended the St. John's Military School for a mere four days before he required surgery to repair broken bones in his legs.  According to the boy’s mother, Mactagone was pushed down while running on his first day at the military school, and cadets were...