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July 2014 Archives

Verizon agrees to pay woman $3 million for car crash injuries

Ohio residents who were in a car crash that was caused by a driver who was on the job may be interested to learn that a woman was awarded $3 million by Verizon after one of their employees allegedly caused a crash on July 24. According to the report, the Pennsylvania car accident left the woman with a brain injury.

Medical experts recommend increased medical reporting

On July 17, a number of health care specialists and administrators expressed the need for a widespread system to track preventable patient injuries and deaths over time during a Congressional hearing. A system like this would help to protect patients in Ohio and other states across the country, according to the medical experts during the Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging. The medical professionals also called for the development of a board to govern patient safety.

Multi-vehicle accident kills 3, injures 11

A five-vehicle wreck following a hit-and-run in Ohio resulted in the deaths of three people on July 14. Two of the vehicles involved in the fatal car accident caught fire, which is what led to the deaths of the occupants of one of the cars.

Ohio man charged in fatal accident

A 31-year-old man and a 33-year-old man were killed after the 36-year-old driver of the vehicle that they were in ran off the road while trying to escape wildlife officers in Clermont County, which is east of Cincinnati, on July 6. The chase started when an officer spotted a group of people apparently drinking alcohol at Stonelick State Park.

Riders injured in roller coaster accident

Roller coaster fans in Ohio may be interested to learn of a roller coaster accident at an amusement park that left four people injured and dozens stranded on the ride. The incident took place at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park in Valencia. With 2.9 million guests going through the park in 2013, Magic Mountain is rated number 18 in the nation.

Could Ohio residents be suffering from Lyme disease?

It is estimated that 300,000 people get Lyme disease in the United States each year. However, tests to diagnose the disease are often unreliable or only test for the telltale signs of the disease caused by the most common form of tick. In the case of one man, he was sick for 10 months because his doctor and other medical professionals were not able to treat him.

Possible road rage incident in Ohio injures 4

Dayton Police Department investigators are still trying to sort out the sequence of events that led up to a multi-vehicle collision that occurred on July 6. The car accident occurred around 5 p.m. and injured four individuals, including two pregnant women. All were taken by ambulance to Miami Valley Hospital.

2 injured, 2 dead in Ohio car chase involving police

A single-car accident on July 6 in Wayne Township resulted in the deaths of two men. Reports suggest that two other individuals who were involved were severely injured as well. Authorities believe that both alcohol and excessive speed may have been factors in the accident.

Motorcyclist suffers critical injuries in 3-vehicle crash

Authorities in Franklin County are in search of a truck driver who allegedly fled the scene of an accident after striking a motorcyclist who had collided with a third vehicle. The victim was in critical condition at Ohio State Medical Center as of July 5, according to a press release from the Dublin Police Department.

Multi-vehicle crash in Ohio hospitalizes several

A Greenfield Township accident sent eight people to hospitals, three of whom were children, authorities reported. Altogether, 10 people suffered injuries in the June 19 car crash, which reportedly happened around noon at the intersection of State Route 158 and Carroll Eastern Road.

Former quarterback sues school after suffering concussion

An Ohio university has been named a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a former student-athlete. A former quarterback for Baldwin Wallace University claims that the school was negligent in failing to provide proper medical testing, diagnosis and treatment after he suffered a concussion during practice.

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