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Muhammad Ali’s Children Face Uphill Legal Battle Over Ali’s Estate

Some suspect unity between Muhammad Ali's children will not last during their battle over Ali’s estate, worth an estimated $80 million Muhammad Ali, the famed Olympic and professional boxer known as “The Greatest,” died on June 3, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 74. Mr. Ali is often regarded as one of the most influential sports figures … [Read more...]

Jury Awards $72 Million in J&J Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Case

J&J Ordered to pay $72 Milllion in Damages to Victim's Family A Missouri State jury recently awarded $72 million in damages to the family of plaintiff Jacqueline Fox, who lost her life to ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Power and Shower to Shower for several decades. Court records and family’s lawyers reported that … [Read more...]

Irmo Doctor Testifies in Federal Drug Ring Trial

In Drug Ring Kingpin’s Trial, Irmo Doctor Testifies to Being Used A long-time doctor from Irmo testified in a federal drug trial for his role in a drug ring that sold Oxycodone and other prescription drugs. During his testimony, he claimed he was an unwitting pawn in the organized Columbia drug trafficking ring. “I have just done this for a long … [Read more...]

GM Ignition Switch Death Awards Issued

GM Approves $594.5 million to Compensate 399 Victims of the Faulty Ignition Switches With the January deadline coming up quickly, GM’s ignition switch compensation fund has begun to issue financial compensation to hundreds of car accident victims and their families. The latest data released by the compensation fund shows that many of the victims, … [Read more...]

Bar Loses Liquor License After Patron Died

After Fatal Car Accident Killed Drunk Patron, Massachusetts Bar Loses Liquor License In the early hours of New Year’s Day, bar patron James McLaughlin crashed his car, killing himself and injuring two other passengers in a severe drunk driving accident. The bar, Common Ground in Arlington, Massachusetts, has since been closed by the Board of … [Read more...]

US Soccer Federation Bans “Headers” for Youth 10 and Younger

US Soccer Federation Bans Headers for Youth 10 Years Old and Younger After a concussion lawsuit from 2014 was finally settled, the US Soccer Federation has released new guidelines for young players that should help prevent traumatic brain injuries later in life. The group officially banned “headers” – hitting the soccer ball with the head instead … [Read more...]

Fort Jackson Acknowledges Dam Breach Contributed to Flooding

Fort Jackson Releases Info Confirming Dam Failures Led to Flooding Columbia is still recovering from the flooding which occurred following the Semmes Lake Dam Breach.  After more than thirty days of silence, Fort Jackson officials released a statement confirming breaches on the western side of the Fort Jackson military base could have contributed … [Read more...]

Boeing 767 Engine Explodes Mid Runway

Airplane Engine Explodes Mid Runway Forcing Evacuation On Thursday, October 29,th pilots of a Boeing 767, operated by Dynamic International Airways, departed the gate despite warnings concerning a possible problem. While on the runway preparing for take off, the airplane engine burst into flames. Passengers and crew were forced to evacuate the … [Read more...]

Veterans Denied Disability Benefits Still Suffering and Vulnerable

Study Shows that Veterans Denied Disability Benefits Not Healthier than Counterparts A new Veterans Benefits Administration study investigated the differences between veterans awarded disability benefits, and those who sought benefits, but were denied, and determined there was little difference in actual health or injury rates. “A veteran seeking … [Read more...]

Federal Lawmakers Urge Examination of State Workers Comp

As States Limit Workers Comp Benefits, Congress Seeks Federal Oversight to Help Workers Based on information published jointly by Pro Publica and NPR, 10 Democrats in the House and Senate sent a letter to Labor Secretary, Thomas Perez, noting that federal oversight might be required to ensure that states offer appropriate workers' compensation to … [Read more...]

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