59 Year-Old Dies From Head Trauma Allegedly Sustained While In Police Custody.

While the circumstances surrounding a wrongful death lawsuit are never pleasant, this may be the only way for a family to begin to recover from their loss. If the estate of the deceased victim can prove that their loved one died as a result of the negligence of another person, they may be entitled to substantial pecuniary damages for pain and suffering, lost wages of the deceased, medical expenses incurred prior to death, and funeral expenses. Contact one of our expert Massachusetts wrongful death attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to help guide you through the complicated litigation process at 617-787-3700.

The family of a man who became unresponsive while in police custody, and later died from his injuries, has accepted a $100,000 settlement from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. David Harjo, 59 years-old, died in April 2014 from blunt force trauma to the head. His son filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city claiming Harjo suffered the head injury while in police custody. The city, though, claimed it was unclear when Harjo suffered the fatal injury and in reaching the settlement did not admit liability.

On the night of the incident, Mr. Harjo was taken by ambulance to the Deaconess Hospital after complaining of chest pains. When he was going to be discharged shortly before midnight, he still was intoxicated. Following protocol, hospital staff called the police to take Mr. Harjo to a detox center. The detox center, though, refused to accept Mr. Harjo because he was unable to walk on his own. He was then taken back to the hospital where he was examined which is when a head injury and brain bleed were discovered.

Has a loved one of yours been a victim of a Massachusetts wrongful death as a result of the negligence of another? If so, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for the pain and suffering and economic damages caused by the loss.  Please contact one of our expert wrongful death personal injury attorneys here at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm, who will work tirelessly on your case. Call us at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com for your free and private consultation.  Your needs are our top priority!

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Delaware Woman Injured When Air Cannon Explodes During Pumpkin Launching Competition.

If you are injured in an explosion due to the negligence of others, you may be entitled to substantial compensation to help with your lost wages, medical bills, and other damages, including your pain and suffering. The expert explosion accident attorney specialists at our Boston, Massachusetts law firm have decades of experience fighting for our Commonwealth clients and have been successful in recovering millions in damages for our Massachusetts clients.

A woman who was critically injured when an air cannon exploded during a Delaware pumpkin-launching competition has filed a federal lawsuit against event organizers and participants, state officials and Discovery Communications. Suzanne Dakessian claims in the lawsuit she filed Wednesday that she was left with severe and permanent injuries because of the negligence and wrongful misconduct by the defendants. The defendants include Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, which inspected the air cannon through its boiler safety program.

If you or a loved one have been injured in an explosion, you may be entitled to substantial compensation for your physical and emotional injuries. Our Boston law firm has an exceptional reputation for recovering millions of dollars in personal injury damages for our Massachusetts clients. Call one of our Boston explosion accident lawyer experts here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at info@gilhoylaw.com. Your needs are our top priority!

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$1.9 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement For Misdiagnosis Leading To Paralysis.

Medical professionals are required to go to school for years, because as a medical professional, we are trusting them to make decisions and diagnose us properly so that we can get better. When something goes wrong due to the negligence of a medical professional, a medical malpractice personal injury lawsuit is often the only way to get justice. However, one thing we often forget is that even when a settlement is reached, no amount of money can adequately compensate someone, especially a young girl, who, because of a medical error, will not be able to walk down the aisle on her wedding day. While a monetary settlement may not be able to fully compensate a victim of medical malpractice, it may be the best way for them to begin to recover.

In February 2014, six-year-old Wynter Przybylski was very sick. Her parents took her to a walk-in clinic in Brewer, Maine and then to see the girl’s pediatrician. Both diagnosed her with severe constipation, but the recommended treatment only made her worse. Four days after being diagnosed by her doctor, Wynter was diagnosed with acute leukemia and was undergoing treatment at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. It was soon clear that the doctor had found the answer and her treatment was starting to work. However, the delay in treatment caused “sticky” leukemia cells to block the flow of blood from the girl’s lower spine to her legs, rendering her paralyzed. Wynter, now 9, was cured of leukemia thanks to a bone marrow transplant, but she is expected to use a wheelchair for the rest of her life because her problem wasn’t caught in time.

The experienced medical malpractice attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates have decades of experience fighting for our Massachusetts clients. If you or your loved one has suffered injuries stemming from medical malpractice, please contact our Boston, Massachusetts law firm by phone at 617-787-3700, or by email at info@gilhoylaw.com; we are here 24/7 for you to learn more about your options for bringing a claim or filing a lawsuit in a free and confidential consultation, so call today!

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