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Two Delaware Residents Indicted After Insurance Fraud Investigation

After an investigation by the Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau, two Wilmington, Del., residents were indicted on Monday, August 7, 2017, by a New Castle County grand jury. Lisa Mitchell and Robert Jones were indicted on two felony counts …

Uber Vehicle Striking Washington Gas Pump Resulted in Fiery Explosion

A gas pump burst into flames after being struck by a vehicle in service for Uber in Seattle, Wash. The result was a fiery explosion that was caught on surveillance video. KOMO reported the crash involved an Uber driver carrying …

Driverless Cars Give Lawyers Bottomless List of Defendants

Imagine a robot car with no one behind the wheel hitting another driverless car. Who’s at fault? The answer: No one knows. But plaintiff’s lawyers are salivating at the prospects for big paydays from such accidents. If computers routinely crash, …

New Jersey Chiropractor Sentenced in $89K Insurance Fraud

A northern New Jersey chiropractor was sentenced to state prison for causing false documentation to be submitted to insurance companies and subsequently receiving over $89,000 to which he was not entitled. Joseph Salomone, 45, of Nutley, N.J., was sentenced last …

Vermont Jury Awards $43.1M to Woman Paralyzed in Crash

A 51-year-old Vermont woman has been awarded a $43.1 million jury verdict against the manufacturer of a car seat that allegedly collapsed during a 2007 car accident, leaving her a paraplegic. The award is believed to be the largest civil …