A Pennsylvania woman died three years ago from burns she received at her home in North Huntingdon. The family of the victim filed a wrongful death claim in Pittsburgh charging an electric utility company with negligence.
A Superior Court in Pennsylvania sided with a woman who is suing a doctor over a 1999 sterilization procedure that led to a pregnancy and a 2001 hysterectomy. The court felt the woman's medical malpractice case should proceed without time constraints for emotional damages.
The World Triathlon Finals were held in Auckland, New Zealand on October 22, 2012. Approximately 3,000 athletes from around the world participated in the Age Group competition. Congratulations to our own Phil Friedman who finished 7th in his age division. Participating in Friedman's age division were 60 men from ten different nations. The winner of the age division was Kevin Goodwin of Australia who finished in a time of 1:10:45. Friedman finished in an overall time of 1:15:35. The event consisted of a 600 meter swim, a 20K bike, and a 5K run.
Recently, a toddler was killed while on a trip to the Pittsburgh Zoo. People from across the country empathized with the pain and suffering the mother of the 2-year-old is experiencing. However, observers and the public have wondered whether the parents would pursue a premises liability claim with wrongful death litigation. Was the zoo a negligent property owner or was the child's death a fluke?
Last year, a drunk-driving accident took the life of a 17-year-old Pennsylvania passenger. The parents of the victim have opened a wrongful death claim against the driver of the car, a minor at the time, and the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, its owner and the owner's daughter.