2011 - Page 9 of 319 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Elderly Couple Seriously Injured in Collision With Stopped Train at Unmarked Crossing in Versailles, KY

A 72-year-old man and his 78-year-old wife were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after they drove their pickup truck into a train being operated by the RJ Corman freight company that had stopped on CSX-owned tracks in Versailles, Kentucky (KY). The accident occurred on the U.S. 60 Bypass around the city just after…

read more

Portsmouth, VA Mother Who Suffered Brain Damage Has Malpractice Award From Maryview Hospital Upheld

The federal appeals court in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), on December 8, 2011, upheld a $900,000 malpractice award a woman from Portsmouth had won from Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center. In the original case, stemming from a botched Caesarean section conducted to deliver the woman’s fourth child in 2005, the woman and her Norfolk attorney, Kim Michelle…

read more

Consumer Reports Study Finds Arsenic in Apple Juice

In September 2011, television’s Dr. Mehmet Oz claimed that apple juice frequently contains dangerous levels of arsenic. Later, Consumer Reports conducted a study that proved the claim true. Researchers found that 10 percent of sampled juice contained arsenic and lead levels that exceeded federal standards. Juice was purchased from grocery stores in New York, New Jersey, and…

read more