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Archives for: August 30th, 2017

Miner Identified as Survivor of Sago Mine Tragedy

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 30, 2017

A coal miner who recently died in an incident in a West Virginia mine had previously survived the Sago Mine disaster that occurred in 2006.

Owen Mark Jones, a fire boss at the Pleasant Hill Mine located near Mill Creek, was killed while on the job, according to The Charlestown Gazette-Mail….Read More

Court Finds in Favor of Plaintiff in Baby Powder Cancer Case

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 25, 2017

Early last week, a Los Angeles jury found in favor of Eva Echeverria, a California woman who claimed to have developed cancer after years of using talcum powder. The court ordered manufacturer Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million in compensation to Echeverria.

Echeverria, like many women, used Johnson…Read More

Crash Investigation Begins on the Norristown High Speed Line

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 25, 2017

The investigation into the cause of a crash on the Norristown High Speed Line has begun after a one-car train carrying 41 passengers and an operator struck a parked, empty train car. The crash occurred at the 69th Street Transportation Center. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), more…Read More

Lawsuit Filed after Man Falls in Hole

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 11, 2017

Our firm is currently representing a Charleston man who filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against the West Virginia-American Water Co., after falling seven feet into a hole located near his home. Ryan Gibson alleges the company breached its duty to maintain a safe space and that the company…Read More

Nationwide Faces Lawsuit for Contract Breach

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 11, 2017

Heavens law has filed a lawsuit against Nationwide General Insurance Company on behalf of a client alleging breach of contract. According to the complaint, Nationwide failed to provide compensation for damage that occurred to property owned by Linda Blevins, even though the company was actively insuring the property in question.

The…Read More

Wound Center Accused of Confidentiality Breach

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 11, 2017

Our firm is assisting a former patient of RestorixHealth LLC, also known as St. Mary’s Regional Wound Center, in filing a lawsuit against the company for breach of fiduciary duty and confidentiality. According to the complaint filed by Jill C. Barber, the wound center violated the West Virginia Code. The…Read More

Your Right to Sue Could Be a Thing of the Past

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 10, 2017

If the current presidential administration gets its way, you’re right to sue could be a thing of the past.

Recent actions have shown the administration is willing to overturn Obama-era regulations put in place to protect nursing home residents, and now a similar situation in the banking industry is developing that…Read More

Lawsuits for Mistreatment of Elderly Could Be Thing of the Past

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 8, 2017

Putting your elderly loved one under the care of another person is stressful even under the best of circumstances. Having to make the difficult decision only to find out the care facility or nursing home mistreated your loved one is devastating.

Thankfully, legal action has been an option for those who…Read More

Coal Miners Continue to Face Fatal Risks; No Agreement on Solution

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 8, 2017

Coal miners have always faced risks, but the recent uptick in fatal accidents in coal mines is a cause for concern. So far in 2017, 10 coal miners have died, and according to safety officials, it’s rookie miners who face the highest risk.

Unfortunately, there is debate over how to fix…Read More

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