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Overloaded Church Van Ran Stop Sign in Florida and Crashed, Killing Eight

I was horrified to read about an accident in Florida in which an overloaded church van ran a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a highway and nosedived into a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 early Monday morning. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on comments from the Glades County Sheriff’s Office Chief. […]

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Lawsuits May Be Filed Following Evidence Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed Germanwings Plane

The terrible news story about how a co-pilot apparent deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane into a mountain, killing 150 people has dominated news headlines this week. Evidence from voice recorders suggests Andreas Lubitz purposely started a descent as the pilot was locked out of the cockpit of the plane. The aircraft crashed in the French […]

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Police Shoot Maserati Driver Nicholas Thomas Dead in Smyrna

Police shootings have made national headlines ever since an officer shot and killed an unarmed man in Ferguson, Missouri last August. The killing of Michael Brown, a black teen, led to rioting in Ferguson and put the national spotlight on the use of deadly force by police departments. Although a grand jury declined to return […]

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Investigation Highlights the ‘Dismantling’ of America’s Workers’ Compensation System

Workers’ compensation is a system that was set up as a reaction to the grim days of the 19th Century when employees who were hurt on the job faced the daunting task of trying to sue a powerful employer while injured and penniless. Over more than two decades I have helped those who were injured […]

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Boat Capsizes on Lake Lanier Killing Woman from Buford

The 2015 boating season isn’t in full swing yet but Lake Lanier has already claimed its first victim. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on the fact state rangers are investigating how a boat capsized on Lake Lanier, causing a woman to drown earlier this month. Yang Kim, a 29-year-old woman from Buford, was found dead […]

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