negligence

Boy injured on Virginia Beach fair ride

by los | July 9th, 2010

July 1, 2010

A boy riding “The Extreme” at a Virginia Beach fair injured his shoulder, according to WVEC.

The ride was shut down and re-inspected by Virginia Beach officials, and it was deemed safe.

According to the ride superintendent, riders should make sure they’ve had a physical in the past year.

The injured boy is expected to be OK.

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What concerns do you have about Virginia Beach carnival rides? Do you think Virginia Beach safety officials do enough to ensure that these rides are safe for everyone?

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a Virginia Beach defective product, the Virginia Beach lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Virginia Beach man dies after cigarette fire

by los | April 16th, 2010

April 14, 2010

A 74-year-old Virginia Beach man is dead after he lit a cigarette in his bedroom and started a fire.

According to an article on FireEngineering.com, a caretaker for the Virginia Beach man found him unconscious and called 911.

Smoke inhalation appeared to be the cause of death, but the Virginia Beach medical examiner will determine the cause of death, the article said.

The article also reported that the home didn’t have working smoke detectors.

How often do you check the smoke detectors in your family’s home to make sure they’re working? Do you also check the smoke detectors of your loved ones?

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If your loved one or the loved one of someone you know has been wrongfully killed in Virginia Beach, the Norfolk Personal Injury Attorneys at Lowell Stanley can help.

Family unable to file Virginia wrongful death lawsuit

by los | February 17th, 2010

February 4, 2010

The Washington Post reported the family of a 52-year-old man is unable to file a Virginia wrongful death law suit against the police department or any other type of lawsuit.

The man was shot and killed by a police office last November for suspicious of having a weapon after he was stopped by the police for running a red light.  The family wants to file a Virginia wrongful death suit for this incident.

There are special state rulings that allow certain beneficiaries to file a Virginia wrongful death suit, and they were not named in the man’s will, which prevent them from doing so.

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The wrongful death lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help if you lost a loved one as the result of another person’s negligence or misconduct.

Teenage girl discussed Virginia brain injury

by los | February 2nd, 2010

January 28, 2010

Star Exponent shared a story that an 18-year-old girl is lucky to be able to tell.

The Virginia brain injury victim was involved in a serious auto accident last August 29, in which she was ejected from the car due to not wearing her seat belt.

The teenage girl suffered multiple injuries, including broken bones down the left side of her body and the Virginia brain injury.

The Virginia brain injury victim suffered a severe and uncommon injury in which her skull separated from her spinal column.

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The brain injury attorneys at Lowell Stanley can help if you or a loved one suffered a Virginia brain injury.

Judge ruled on Virginia wrongful death lawsuit

by los | December 9th, 2009

November 12, 2009

Richmond Times-Dispatch stated a Supreme Court judge reinstated a Virginia wrongful death lawsuit that was filed in December 2006 and sent it back to its County Court to be decided.

The family of a 14-year-old girl filed the Virginia wrongful death lawsuit when their daughter was killed in a car accident.

The parents of the deceased girl filed the $15 million Virginia wrongful death suit against the parents of the girl who was driving and caused the car accident.

The Virginia wrongful death lawsuit is set for trial next year.

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The wrongful death lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help if you lost a loved one as a result of another person’s negligence.

Liquid fertilizer spilled as result of Virginia defective product

by los | June 8th, 2009

June 4, 2009

The Virginian-Pilot reported more than 2 million gallons of liquid fertilizer spilled as a result of a Virginia defective product in November 2008.

The liquid fertilizer was stored in a fertilizer tank at full capacity along Elizabeth River when the Virginia defective product collapsed and caused the spill.

Safety experts discovered defective welding was the cause for the collapse of the Virginia defective product.

Further inspections were made after the accident occurred with the Virginia defective product. Three other liquid fertilizer tanks were found with defective welding as well as numerous violations of state codes.

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The defective product attorneys at Lowell Stanley can help if you were injured by a Virginia defective product.

Girl suffered injuries in Virginia dog bite accident

by los | May 4th, 2009

April 23, 2009

According to The Free Lance-Star, an 11-year-old girl suffered injuries in a Virginia dog bite accident on Tuesday evening.

The girl was visiting a friend, when the friend’s 1-year-old pit bull began to attack her in the Virginia dog bite accident.

The Virginia dog bite injury victim suffered severe injuries to her face, neck, arms, and legs.

The girl was transferred to University of Virginia Trauma Center and is in stable condition.

The dog was euthanized after the Virginia dog bite accident occurred.

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The dog bite injury lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help if you were the victim of a Virginia dog bite accident.

Mother filed Virginia wrongful death suit

by los | March 2nd, 2009

February 26, 2009

According to WVEC, a mother filed a $5 million Virginia wrongful death suit against Correct Care Solutions.

Her 20-year-old son died at Norfolk City Jail last March. It is stated in the Virginia wrongful death suit that he complained of bleeding in his mouth and nose.

The lawyer who is handling the Virginia wrongful death suit said the son requested medical attention, but never received any attention, although a nurse did state he needed to see a doctor.

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The wrongful death attorneys at Lowell Stanley can help if you have lost a loved one in an accident.