Category Archives: Wrongful Death

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What Caused the Deadly Speedboat Accident at the Jersey Shore?

A crash off the coast of New Jersey left one man dead and another injured. The crash occurred during a preliminary event for the Grand Prix Race Off at Point Pleasant Beach. Two boats, Repeat Offender and Smith Brothers, were racing when, for an unknown reason, the Repeat Offender steered into the other boat’s path. Rough water led to Smith Brothers becoming airborne, and when it came down, it came down on top of the other boat. Serious head trauma led to the death of one of the boaters, while his two companions were hospitalized, at least one in critical condition. According to one of the boaters, his boat had not seen choppy waters like those present that day since 2004. Police are still unsure what caused the accident. Was it operator error, as is the case with many vehicle accidents? Could the boat not handle those ocean conditions? Or…
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Truck Accident Victim’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a truck driver killed in a 2008 truck accident has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturer of the truck, according to sources. Edvin Medina, the driver, drove off the Williams Street Bridge in Brattleboro, New Jersey and died at the scene. Medina’s widow and children have filed the lawsuit against Daimler Trucks North America, claiming it was responsible for the accident. “We are investigating the design of the vehicle and how it contributed to his death,” said William Caldwell, the family’s attorney. “It was reported that there was an explosion on the deck of the bridge which lead to fire engulfing the cab. Mr. Medina was unable to escape the fire and died as a consequence.” Medina was attempting to avoid a broken down minivan on the bridge when he lost control of his rig. The truck collided with the van, but Medina was able…
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