Various types of workplace settings require large vehicles and trailers to perform careful back-up maneuvers. It is in these settings that the potential for truck back-up accidents is elevated.
An intensive care doctor at Mount Carmel Health System may have purposely overdosed multiple patients with a deadly amount of fentanyl. If your loved one died or sustained an injury while being treated by William Huesel, you may have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. Contact Crandall & Pera Law today to find out how we can help.
Patients are dying at Mount Carmel
People wrongly attribute the phrase “First, do no harm” to the Hippocratic Oath. But you know what it does say?
Truck rollaway accidents usually occur when the driver exits the truck but fails to pull the parking brake first. When this occurs and the truck is on an incline, the vehicle may begin to roll downhill and gain momentum. A rollaway (or runaway) truck, once it picks up enough speed, will mow down whatever gets in its way until it encounters a sufficiently strong obstacle to stop its momentum.
Bankruptcy has the potential to swallow up a large part of the award you receive from a personal injury claim. How much you get to keep depends on the exemptions that apply. Every state has their own set of exemptions, and the federal government provides exemptions, too. Sometimes, you have to use the state exemptions (as in Ohio); other times, you can choose which set you use (as Kentucky allows).
Exemptions for personal injury claims in Ohio
According to a BMJ study published in 2016, medical errors are the third most common cause of fatalities in the U.S. behind cardiovascular disease and cancer. Making the issue even worse, most of these errors are unreported.