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New Jersey Woman Critically Hurt in Car Crash Receives $4.5M Settlement

A New Jersey woman who was permanently injured in a crash last year with a volunteer firefighter answering a fire call has settled a lawsuit for $4.6 million. NJ.com reports that 56-year-old Melinda Baker, of Manuta, received $4.5 million from …

Man Awarded $1.6M Following Sears Fork Lift Accident in New York

A Connecticut jury has awarded $1.6 million to a man who was seriously injured by a fork lift at a Sears warehouse in 2014. The Connecticut Post reports that the jury ruled in favor of Kevin Reid last Friday. The …

Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Over Delaware Pumpkin-Flinging Accident

A woman who was critically injured when an air cannon exploded during a Delaware pumpkin-launching competition has filed a federal lawsuit against event organizers and participants, state officials and Discovery Communications. Suzanne Dakessian claims in Wednesday’s lawsuit that she was …