Boy Injured during Camping Trip gets $47.5 Million Settlement

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This case involved multiple defendants whose insurance companies paid out a large sum of money for severe injuries to a young person. The insurance companies took the case to the Appellate Court to try to get it dismissed, and finally settled.

Hot-air balloon crash: Pilot’s bad decisions caused worst in history

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In cases such as these, victims may sue the pilot, the hot air balloon company and others who may have had a role in allowing the pilot to fly. The problem may be not enough insurance to cover all the damages with 16 dead.

Teen found dead in walk-in freezer after hotel party | New York Post

A mother says she’s “horrified” after the body of her 19-year-old daughter was found inside an Illinois hotel’s walk-in freezer — a day after she apparently walked into it drunk, according

Source: Teen found dead in walk-in freezer after hotel party | New York Post

Sounds incredible. Civil damages may be sought against the hotel, but it will take a lot of investigation to find out how this happened on her own. The hotel will be able to use the woman’s intoxication as a defense.

State trooper injured in I-74 crash near Farmer City | Local News | pantagraph.com

FARMER CITY — An Illinois State trooper has been airlifted to a Champaign hospital following a two-vehicle crash near Farmer City.

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Be safe out there. Prayers with the trooper and family. In Illinois the trooper may sue for workers’ compensation benefits and may also sue the at fault driver.