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Lawsuit Over 2017 Connecticut Training Flight Crash Is Settled

The sister of a student pilot who died in a small plane crash in Connecticut in 2017 has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit against the flight school she accused of failing to maintain the aircraft. Terms of the settlement over the …

Report: South Dakota AG Distracted Before Fatal Crash

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg was distracted before he drove onto a highway shoulder where he struck and killed a pedestrian in September, state Secretary of Public Safety Craig Price said on Nov. 2. Price said 55-year-old Joseph Boever …

Woman Looks to Postpone Suit in New Hampshire Crash that Killed 7 Bikers

A woman who lost her partner in a collision that killed seven motorcyclists last year in New Hampshire wants to put a pause on her lawsuit against the company that employed a pickup truck driver involved in the crash. Mediation …

Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Crash of WWII-Era Airplane in Connecticut

A lawsuit has been filed against the owners and operators of a World War II-era airplane that crashed at a Connecticut airport last October, killing seven people. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in state Superior Court by survivors of the crash …

Woman Hurt in New Jersey Transit Crash Settles for $1.5M

A woman injured in the fatal crash of a New Jersey Transit train in 2016 has settled a lawsuit for $1.5 million. LaTonya Story was aboard the train that crashed at Hoboken Terminal, killing one and injuring more than 100 …

Insurer Asks Court to Divide Money After New Hampshire Crash That Killed Seven

An insurer for a trucking company involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists is asking a judge to divide liability payments among victims and their families. The Boston Globe reports that Pilgrim Insurance Co. filed suit in federal court …

World War II-Era Bomber Crashes; at Least Seven Reported Dead

A World War II-era B-17 bomber with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on takeoff Wednesday, killing seven of them. The four-engine, propeller-driven plane struggled to get into the air and slammed …

NTSB Calls for National Safety Standards for Limousines Following New York Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday called for new national requirements for seating and seat belt systems on limousines, citing evidence gathered in investigations of accidents in New York, Illinois and New Jersey. The NTSB’s Safety Recommendation Report recommended …

New Hampshire Restaurant Accused in Crash Death of Three Men Faces Trial

A Chinese restaurant in New Hampshire accused of over-serving alcohol to three men who later died in a 2016 crash is now on trial. Prosecutors argue 21-year-old Malachi Davis, 21-year-old Hunter Vars and 20-year-old Jack Perrault were all given too …

Limousine Company Operator Arrested Following Deadly New York Crash

Police charged a limousine service operator Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while the man’s lawyer said that he wasn’t guilty and that police were rushing to judgment. Prestige Limousine operator Nauman Hussain was …