Archives for August 2013

3 Doors Down Bassist Arrested on More DUI Charges

3 Doors Down Bassist Arrested Again on DUI Charges The bassist for 3 Doors Down, Todd Harrell, has been arrested for more DUI charges, but this time he was pulled over in Mississippi. A judge in D’Iberville, MS found Harrell guilty of DUI in the state of Mississippi. No fine has been announced, but Harrell’s license will be revoked for a … [Read more...]

Be Careful of Social Security Identity Theft as Kids Go Back to School

Thieves Target Kids in Social Security Identity Theft Schemes As August winds to a close, many parents across the country are preparing their children to go back to school. Unfortunately, this is a prime time for children to become the targets of social security identity theft. A study published in 2012, conducted by Javelin Strategy and … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Settles 2nd Bellwether Case Out of Court

CR Bard Settles Second Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Case Before Trial The beginning of the second bellwether case, chosen to represent the more than 8,000 transvaginal mesh personal injury cases against CR Bard, has been settled before the rapidly-approaching trial began. Plaintiff Wanda Queen’s trial was slated to begin on August 21st, in the … [Read more...]

Houston Mother Issues Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Pharmacy

After Daughter Died of Morphine Overdose, Mother Sues Pharmacy for Liability in Wrongful Death A mother from Houston, Texas has issued a wrongful death lawsuit against a local pharmacy that gave her 6-year-old daughter the wrong dose of a strong prescription pain medication. Simone Allen’s daughter, Jadalyn Williams, had sickle cell anemia, and … [Read more...]

Off-Duty N. Charleston Officer Arrested for DUI

After Early Morning Wreck, Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested for DUI The South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers arrested an off-duty North Charleston police officer early in the morning on August 22nd on DUI charges. According to reports, troopers responded to a call about a car accident that occurred just before 1 AM near Highway 78. Stanley … [Read more...]

Babies R Us Issues Product Recall for HALO SleepSacks

Product Recall for HALO SleepSacks Babies R Us, the exclusive sellers of HALO SleepSacks, have issued a product recall for the popular infant item. The SleepSacks were reportedly sold between December 2011 and July 2013. They were approximately $25 each. The product recall was issued after the US Consumer Product Safety Commission received six … [Read more...]

West Coast Kidnapping Suspect Found in South Carolina

Los Angeles Man Accused of Kidnapping Discovered with Victim in Grand Strand A man wanted on the West Coast for “child stealing” has been discovered after two years in hiding in Grand Strand, SC. Donald Eugene Byrd, 59, has been on the run for two years after kidnapping his grandson, who was 12 at the time. He took the boy from the child’s … [Read more...]

SC Teen Sentenced in Felony DUI Case

18-Year-Old Sentenced for 2012 Felony DUI A Greer high school student has been sentenced with reckless homicide in a 2012 felony DUI case that killed a 40-year-old man last summer. Daniel Woosley, 18 years old, received a $50,000 bond on Friday, August 16th. He reportedly caused a deadly wreck while he was under the influence of alcohol and … [Read more...]

Next Transvaginal Mesh Personal Injury Lawsuit Already Underway

Next Case Against Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer CR Bard Already Going to Trial The second in a series of bellwether cases against transvaginal mesh manufacturer CR Bard is already headed to trial in the US District Court of West Virginia – it began on August 19th, the week after the first CR Bard bellwether case was decided in favor of the … [Read more...]

South Carolina’s Governor Signs Student Athlete Concussion Bill

Concussion Prevention Important to Lawmakers in South Carolina On Thursday, August 15th, Governor Nikki Haley signed the Student Athlete Concussion bill, also known as H. 3061, into law at a ceremonial signing. “As a governor I fully support this legislation, but as a mother with a son who plays basketball and a daughter who is a cheerleader, this … [Read more...]

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