An elderly Pennsylvania doctor is facing a murder trial and a federal drug trial for killing seven babies and one abortion clinic patient. Criminal medical malpractice charges include allowing unqualified employees to perform medical duties and using the abortion clinic as a painkiller pill mill.
The investigation into the late July death of a Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, teenager intensified with the seizure of vehicle that may have been involved in the fatal hit and run accident. Charges have not been filed in the car accident that claimed the life of the 19-year-old as she stood outside an apartment she shared with a boyfriend.
There was a passenger in Ryan Dunn's car when the "Jackass" television and movie star died last year in a Pennsylvania car accident. The parents of the passenger, who also lost his life when Dunn's Porsche hit a tree at a reported 132 mph, are suing Dunn's estate and a West Chester bar for wrongful death.
A West Chester, Pennsylvania, medical device maker is the defendant in a federal wrongful death claim. The plaintiff is the daughter of a woman who died during a 2003 spinal surgery after a surgeon injected her with experimental bone cement.
The Erie County car accident happened because a U.S. Army private fell asleep behind the wheel on Interstate 90. The accused woman had been taking medication following gall bladder surgery and was supplementing painkillers with alcohol.