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$6.4 Million Awarded after Misdiagnosed Heart ConditionA Pennsylvania jury has awarded $6.4 million to the children of 38 year old Derrick Harlem after ER Doctors misdiagnosed his heart condition. On May 31st, 2009, Harlem passed out while playing basketball and was taken to the Temple University Hospital emergency. Even though Harlem’s symptoms were consistent with that...$850,000 settlement for incorrect dosage of anti-seizure medication$850,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case against a neurologist who prescribed an incorrect dosage of anti-seizure medication.13 Year Old Awarded Nearly $3 Million For Faulty Wiring at Trailer Park | Indiana Personal InjuryA 13 year old boy visiting at the Lake Freeman lakeside trailer of a family friend was electrocuted when he went swimming in the lake; the boy’s parents blamed his death on faulty wiring at the trailer park. The owner of the trailer purchased the trailer back in 2001 and...2012 Annual Terminix City Ranking of Bed Bug InfestationsSince 2010 Terminix, a large company providing pest control services, has released an annual report of cities it deems to be the most infested with bed bugs. The report is based on the amount of service calls the company receives and the number of confirmed cases made by the pest...Aging America: Elder Abuse on the RiseThis article is about an anonymous elderly woman who is living at a shelter that exists solely to support victims of senior abuse. This article also outlines why the number of senior abuse cases are on the rise. There are not enough shelters like this one to address the growing...Ahead of Trial, Talk of a BP Settlement in 2010 Oil SpillBP officials insist that they will go to trial, the first of which begins Monday. US Justice Dept. officials are offering to settle part of the claims against BP for the 2010 offshore rig explosion that dumped 4 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Settlement offer is...Alcohol Related Wrongful Death | Hazing DeathThe Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the national organization of a Wabash College fraternity where a freshman pledge died after a night of heavy drinking in an suspected hazing incident is not entitled to summary judgment. The lawsuit claims that Wabash College and the national Delta Tau...American Association for JusticeThe American Association for Justice (AAJ) is dedicated to the protection of 7th Amendment rights and preservation of the civil justice system. There is no other organization that offers the depth and breadth of AAJ’s education, information-sharing and networking opportunities. Every day, The AAJ works to ensure that...ATC Safety Program Comes Under ScrutinyMany types of systems, especially those concerning public safety, have programs in place that enable employees within the system, or users of the system to report errors, safety concerns, problems without fear of punitive damages or confidentiality issues. Air traffic control is no exception to this. The Air Traffic Safety...Best US HospitalsHospitals that rank best in specific areas can be found at this site. Specialties of a hospital can include treatment for cancer, cardiovascular, gastroenterology, endocrinology, neonates, nephrology, neurology, orthopedics, pediatrics, urology. The rankings of hospitals listed are based on the following criteria: Offers care in a particular specialty-especially good outcomes...