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Amarillo Automobile Accident: Morning Automobile Accident Hurts 2

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Amarillo, TX – Two people were taken to a local hospital after an accident disrupted traffic at the intersection of South Grand Street and an Interstate 40 frontage road Tuesday morning. About 8:40 a.m., Amarillo police blocked off the intersection for about an hour after a collision between a white Ford F-350 pickup and a … Continue reading Amarillo Automobile Accident: Morning Automobile Accident Hurts 2

Medical Malpractice: Case Has Rare $400,000 Verdict to Plaintiff

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Rockville, MD – Congratulations to Edward L. Norwind, Demosthenes Komis, and Zachary King of Karp, Wigodsky, Norwind & Gold, P.A. of Rockville, MD for the $400,000 verdict they obtained on behalf of their client, an 81 year-old woman. The Plaintiff needed multiple reconstructive surgeries to rebuild her nose due to the Defendants’ negligence and malpractice. … Continue reading Medical Malpractice: Case Has Rare $400,000 Verdict to Plaintiff

FDA Warnings: Colorado Natural Grocery Recalls Macadamia Nuts Due to Salmonella Risk

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Food Safety News (5/28, 2K) reports that Colorado-based natural grocery chain Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc. “is recalling two lots of Natural Grocers brand macadamia nuts as the product has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.” While the FDA found samples of the product that tested positive for Salmonella, the company has … Continue reading FDA Warnings: Colorado Natural Grocery Recalls Macadamia Nuts Due to Salmonella Risk

Vehicle Recalls: More Than 440,000 Vehicles

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

ABC World News (5/27, story 15, 0:15, Muir, 5.84M) reported that Ford issued two recalls. The report said that the automaker is recalling “423,000 sedans and crossovers” due to “an electrical problem with the power steering.” It adds that Ford is also recalling almost 20,000 Mustangs, “because of problems with the fuel tank.” The AP … Continue reading Vehicle Recalls: More Than 440,000 Vehicles

Medical Malpractice: Former Congressman to Sue Federal Government for Medical Malpractice

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Politico (5/28, Mershon, 1.11M) reports that former Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH) intends to file “a medical malpractice lawsuit against the federal government, accusing Capitol Hill doctors of failing to provide him with information that could have led to an earlier diagnosis” of his pancreatic cancer. LaTourette, who retired in 2013, will sue for “past and … Continue reading Medical Malpractice: Former Congressman to Sue Federal Government for Medical Malpractice

Amarillo Automobile Accidents: City Employee Injured in Collision on Hope Road

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Amarillo, TX – A city of Amarillo sanitation worker was injured in a two-vehicle accident about 8:40 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Hope Road and the Interstate 40 frontage road, Potter County Sheriff’s Office deputies said. Deputies said, the worker was driving a white city pickup west on the frontage road through the intersection … Continue reading Amarillo Automobile Accidents: City Employee Injured in Collision on Hope Road

Amarillo 18 Wheeler Accident: 6-Vehicle Wreck On I-40 Kills 1

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Groom, TX – A fatal wreck involving five tractor-trailers and an SUV Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 40 near Groom, Texas was caused by blowing dirt, Department of Public Safety Trooper Christopher Ray said. About 2:45 p.m., the driver of an eastbound tractor-trailer slowed down on the Interstate as dirt blowing north impeded visibility. One person … Continue reading Amarillo 18 Wheeler Accident: 6-Vehicle Wreck On I-40 Kills 1

Amarillo Automobile Accident: Jonathan Trevino & Joe Angel Salinas Booked on Racing Charges after Vehicle Strikes Fences, Parked Car, and House in North Amarillo

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Amarillo, TX – On May 26, 2015, at 12:42 AM, officers were sent the 2600 block of NE 6th on a reported accident in which a vehicle hit a house. Officers found that a silver 2004 Chevrolet was the vehicle first involved. That vehicle had been northbound on North Nelson when the driver lost control, … Continue reading Amarillo Automobile Accident: Jonathan Trevino & Joe Angel Salinas Booked on Racing Charges after Vehicle Strikes Fences, Parked Car, and House in North Amarillo

Goodwill Litigation: STATE BY STATE SURVEY: EMPLOYER LEGAL LIABILITY FOR HIRING EX-OFFENDERS

Posted on May 28, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

This memorandum reviews state laws governing an employer’s liability in the situation where an ex-offender, hired by and working for the employer, commits a criminal act that causes injury to a third party. Whether the injured party is a customer of the employer or a stranger, the employer may be liable for the employee’s criminal … Continue reading Goodwill Litigation: STATE BY STATE SURVEY: EMPLOYER LEGAL LIABILITY FOR HIRING EX-OFFENDERS

Goodwill Litigation: During the Holidays Boycott Goodwill Stores

Posted on May 27, 2015 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Another Goodwill lawsuit. These are all over USA. Court reinstates suit against Goodwill. Judges rule for plaintiff in sex harassment lawsuit by David Knox. A state appeals court has reinstated a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former employee of Goodwill Industries in Akron. Sherri Cechowski had filed suit in July 1994, charging that she was wrongfully discharged from her position as assistant manager of … Continue reading Goodwill Litigation: During the Holidays Boycott Goodwill Stores