Woman Facing Manslaughter Charges Four Months after Fatal Motorcycle Accident

- Samuel Kane

In October 2016, a Ford Escape swerved into the path of 18 motorcycles, instantly killing a woman and severely injuring her husband. Four months later, the driver is facing criminal charges, including second-degree manslaughter. The driver was also charged with assault in the third degree, tampering with evidence, interfering with an officer and operating a […]

Texas METRORail Trains Involved in Two Fatal Bicycle Accidents in One Week

- Samuel Kane

As Houston transformed into Super Bowl Central in early February, new concerns were raised over the city’s METRORail system, after trains were involved in two fatal accidents involving bicyclists. According to local authorities, the first accident on February 3 involved a Rice University professor who had, according to investigators, crossed into the train’s path while […]

When to Call a Personal Injury Attorney

- Samuel Kane

Not every personal injury claim requires the expert handling of a personal injury attorney. Sometimes the claims process is simple and straightforward, the compensation is fair and structured, and there is no threat of long term or permanent disability. But there are situations when the skills of an experienced personal injury attorney are worth your […]

The Traumatic Brain Injury Basics

- Samuel Kane

Brain injuries are often referred to as an “invisible” injury. This is not only because the brain and the damage it has suffered is not visible to the naked eye. It is because to an outside observer, someone with brain damage may still appear to be displaying “normal” behavior. At the law office of Samuel […]

Dog Warden May Be Sued for Fatal Dog Bite Incident

- Samuel Kane

A county dog warden is facing a wrongful death case for a dog bite incident in Ohio sometime in 2014. The local trial court initially dismissed the lawsuit after the defendant warden argued that he did not own or harbored the dogs that attacked the decedent. The trial court’s decision was later reversed when the […]

Man Seeking Damages after Icy Slip-and-Fall at Best Buy

- Samuel Kane

A slip and fall injury can happen virtually anywhere. Although property owners and managers have a legal duty to maintain hazard-free environments for tenants and patrons, accidents do happen. Some of the most common sites for these types of accidents are: Sidewalks Railways Staircases Floors in residential or other commercial premises Illinois Example A man […]

Victim of Car Crash Narrowly Escapes Serious Personal Injuries

- Samuel Kane

Early in December, a young woman lost control of her vehicle and found herself on the side of the road. The woman was trapped inside of her vehicle before being rescued by two men who were able to pull her out of the car. At the time of the accident, she was seven months pregnant […]

Wrongful Death Suit Filed on Behalf of Las Cruces Man

- Samuel Kane

A man in Las Cruces was killed after being run over by his fiancée in a pickup truck. The two allegedly got into an argument and he exited the vehicle. It is reported that his fiancée then ran over him with the truck and he died a few hours later at Las Cruces hospital. He […]

Distant Hope for Spinal Injury Victims as Brain Microchips Cure Paralyzed Monkeys

- Samuel Kane

Recently, researchers in Switzerland have created a microchip that can be implemented into a paralyzed monkey’s brain. This microchip allowed the monkeys to walk only two weeks after the surgery. These monkeys suffered from lower spine injuries before the microchip but have almost entirely recovered. Despite this promising research, scientists fear that a cure for […]

Concerns Over New Mexico’s Dangerous Garbage Trucks

- Samuel Kane

In Santa Fe, garbage truck drivers are required to inspect their truck twice a day for common issues such as oil leaks, worn tires and malfunctioning brakes. This requirement, however, provides little assurance for New Mexico residents driving alongside vehicles that make up the garbage truck fleet. Recently, an inspection of the Santa Fe refuse […]