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August 2010 Archives

Maryland Man Sues Hospital Following Altercation with Security Guards

On June 23, Joseph Wheeler was involved in a car accident and rushed to Maryland's Prince George's Hospital. After waking up in a hospital bed, he was able to flag down a nurse to inquire about food. At this point, he was informed that he was not allowed to eat due to an upcoming surgery to remove a cancerous mass from his chest.

Baltimore Police Sued for Wrongful Death

In February 2008, Baltimore County police officers confronted Taevon G. Cann after he stopped at a gas station to fill up his car. Police spokesmen claimed that Cann was part of a criminal investigation, that when police approached him in the BP parking lot, he attempted to back over a police officer and escape.

Fatal Car Accident Remains Unsolved, Hit and Run Driver Still At Large

Gus Sabra had just turned 53-years-old in May. A hard-working family man, the married father of four worked with his brother Zlad at the latter's Baltimore-based company. Recently, they had been hired by the state to facilitate traffic surveys. On June 3, Sabra was checking the equipment used on the road to count cars when he was struck by an unknown driver.

Construction Fatality in Laurel, Maryland

A Maryland construction worker died last week after being struck in the head by an excavator. Morgan Tyler Gainer, of Ellicott City, was working at a residential construction site in Laurel when the accident happened. Authorities are not sure how Gainer came to be in the path of the excavator's blade.

Two Killed and One Seriously Injured in Maryland Car Accident

Last weekend was a deadly one for pedestrians in Maryland. Patricia Mauro-Cillo and John Cillo were killed on Sunday when a woman parking her large sport utility vehicle slammed into them as they crossed the road. 89-year-old Marian Derosa, who had just attended church with the Cillos, was also struck and seriously injured.

Court Rules that Man can File Wrongful Death Lawsuit over Fetus

The Wisconsin District 4 Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of a young man attempting to file a wrongful death suit against his girlfriend's insurer for the death of the couple's unborn fetus. In 2003, the expectant mother was involved in a serious car accident, resulting in the stillbirth of her child soon after. 

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