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May 2015 Archives

How is victim compensation determined in a DUI accident claim?

Plaintiffs must provide proof to civil courts that compensation for accident injuries and deaths is warranted. The defendant's share of fault significantly influences damages, particularly in states like Illinois where comparative negligence laws apply.

Ohio diver's death blamed on company safety violations

U.S. Aqua Vac Inc. is an out-of-state company that provides diving services in Ohio and nationwide. Divers help to clear debris from lakes and ponds, as was the case last November when a company diver entered a pond in New Albany. The 23-year-old man died after he ran out of air while working.

Safety violations can make Illinois workplaces dangerous

The Los Angeles District Attorney's office has filed charges against Bumble Bee Foods and two of its managers regarding the fatality of a 62-year-old employee on Oct. 11, 2012. According to officials, the charges involve the willful violation of safety regulations at the workplace. The company could owe over $1 million dollars while the two accused men could face up to three years in prison and could be made to pay up to $250,000 in fines.

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