A $9.895 million False Claims Act settlement between the United States Department of Justice and Memorial Health, Inc., Memorial Health University Medical Center, Inc. and Provident Health Services, Inc. of Savannah, Georgia also requires payment of Bowen Painter client Phillip S. Schaengold’s compensatory damages claim.
Attorney Paul Painter had the rare privilege of arguing Pearce et al. v. Tucker before the Georgia Supreme Court on behalf of a Bowen Painter, LLC client.
Constance Petot never thought twice about the push button starter on her car, until it almost killed her and her toddler last Valentine’s Day. “He just went completely limp in my arms. It’s the most terrifying moment in my entire life,” said Petot. A Channel 2 Action News investigation into the dangers of keyless entry … Continued
Oil Leaks Can Cause Engine Fires DETROIT — General Motors issued its third recall in seven years for cars that can leak oil and catch fire, in some instances damaging garages and homes. The recall, which covers 1.4 million vehicles dating to the 1997 model year, is needed because repairs from the first two recalls … Continued
DETROIT — General Motors is telling owners of some SUVs not to use their windshield wipers because an electrical short could cause the wiper motor to catch fire. The company is recalling nearly 32,000 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia SUVs from the 2016 model to fix the problem. Only 6,400 were sold and … Continued
One of the 33 crew members aboard the ill-fated cargo ship El Faro was from Georgia. Sylvester Crawford Jr. of Lawrenceville was among the names on the crew list released Wednesday after the Coast Guard ended its search for the 790-foot ship which sank Oct. 1 in high winds and waves off the Bahamas during … Continued
On July 21, 2015 a Chatham County jury found in favor of an injured woman represented by Bowen Painter, LLC. Attorneys Andrew Bowen and Paul Painter orchestrated a two day trial after the Defendant’s insurance company denied their injured client’s claim. After two hours of deliberation, the jury awarded money damages to Bowen Painter’s client … Continued
Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one passenger and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. Morgan said Wal-Mart “did right by” him and his family. The Bentonville, Ark.-based company called it an “amicable settlement.” Details weren’t disclosed. A Wal-Mart truck slammed into the back of … Continued
Attorney W. Andrew Bowen – The Savannah Morning News – Tragic loss of life resulting from tractor-trailer wrecks has dominated the recent local news. As a community, we continue to mourn the loss of all of these innocent victims as well as the survivors who now live with terrible injuries, both physical and emotional.
Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars as Takata Admits Defects