Archive for April, 2014

Oklahoma inmate dies after ‘botched’ lethal injection – BBC News

April 30, 2014

BBC News Oklahoma inmate dies after 'botched' lethal injectionBBC NewsExecution of Clayton Lockett (pictured): Journalist and witness Courtney Francisco describes what she saw – some may find this audio distressing. Continue reading the main story. Related Stories. Executions delayed in 'secrecy' row · America's 'completely …Oklahoma execution nightmare shines light on California policiesSFGateWhy were the two […]

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford take break from campaign to seek help for alcohol abuse – CNN

April 30, 2014

Ottawa Citizen Toronto Mayor Rob Ford take break from campaign to seek help for alcohol abuseCNN(CNN) — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a break from his re-election campaign to get help for substance abuse, he said Wednesday. "It's not easy to be vulnerable and this is one of the most difficult times in […]

Ukraine Says That Militants Won the East – New York Times

April 30, 2014

Times of India Ukraine Says That Militants Won the EastNew York TimesPro-Russian militiamen guarded barricades on Wednesday near Slovyansk, the eastern Ukrainian town where armed men are most firmly in control. Credit Sergei Grits/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story.Combat alert: Ukraine on 'full military readiness' in anticipation of Russian […]

Bacai Inc. Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of LiteFit USA

April 30, 2014

Bacai is voluntarily recalling 13165 lot (lot number is found next to the expiration date) of LiteFit USA, to the retail and consumer level. This product is used as an herbal diet supplement and is packaged in plastic bottles of 30 softgels. Go to Source

Two Private Selection Ice Cream Flavors Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

April 30, 2014

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Private Selection Chocolate Hazelnut Mascarpone Ice Cream and Private Selection Caramel Hazelnut Fudge Truffle Ice Cream sold at the Kroger family of stores in 31 states because the products may contain egg not listed on the label. People who are allergic to egg could have […]

Twelve Surgeries Later, Patient’s Leg Amputated Because of Ankle Broken 10 Years Ago

April 30, 2014

A broken ankle that occurred 10 years ago led to the amputation of a man’s leg. In what may be one of the largest jury awards of its kind, a New York man was handed $9.1 million for his medical malpractice lawsuit against his former doctor. The story in this case is that Donald Schultz […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Results in Large Settlement out of Court, Due to Employer Negligence

April 30, 2014

Although this workplace lawsuit happened in Philadelphia, it could just as easily happen in Austin, Texas, the state with the highest number of on-the-job injuries and deaths. This was a wrongful-death lawsuit that arose after the death of a Philadelphia man while on a jobsite. The $17 million settlement involved the wife of the deceased […]

Distracted Driving Accidents Are Likely Higher Than Numbers Show

April 30, 2014

Distracted driving accidents are probably more numerous than the numbers show. This is due to the way statistics are kept, with distracted driving often being logged under careless driving. There is not, as of yet, any real way to track distracted driving accidents. Additionally, it is not always clear at the scene of an accident […]

Austin Police Chief Recognizes Austin’s Drunk Driving Problem

April 30, 2014

Austin has had a rash of drunk driving injuries in the last several months, including the huge SXSW wreck. After Kelly Noel, a local popular blogger, was killed by a drunk driver this weekend, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo is calling for a summit on drunk driving issues.  The article noted that fifty-five percent of […]

Five Injured as New York City Bus Crashes Into Minivan, Building

April 30, 2014

Five people were injured when a New York City bus collided with a vehicle, careened onto a sidewalk and crashed into a building. The accident occurred on the morning of April 4, 2014 on Broadway near West 155th Street in Washington Heights. According to Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Kevin Ortiz, witnesses stated that a minivan […]

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