Personal Injury News Roundup
- A Missouri jury returned a medical malpractice judgment of more than $1 million in favor of the parents of a boy who died during birth at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin before an emergency C-section was performed.
- San Francisco wrongful death lawsuit against BART police will proceed despite DA exoneration. An officer fatally shot a homeless man, Charles Hill, during a confrontation in July 2011 at the Civic Center station.
- Families of two workers killed last year when an equalization basin wall collapsed on them at the Gatlinburg Wastewater Treatment Plant have filed wrongful death lawsuits against the city of Gatlinburg among other entities.
- Prestera Center in West Virginia has agreed to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that workers at the center’s Dunbar inebriation shelter caused a man’s death by failing to notice that he had overdosed on cocaine and other drugs.