Category: The News

Associated Press: “Comedian Tracy Morgan settles crash lawsuit with Wal-Mart”

Posted on 05/29/15

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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…

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W. Andrew Bowen: “Road, Highway System Must Be Improved”

Posted on 05/26/15

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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.

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GM Recalls 1.18M SUVs

Posted on 02/9/15

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By DEE-ANN DURBIN DETROIT — General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it’s moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks. In a video message to employees posted Monday, CEO Mary Barra said the new recall resulted from a push…

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Deadline Extended for G.M. Accident Claims

Posted on 11/18/14

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By DANIELLE IVORY and RACHEL ABRAMS The families of people killed or injured in crashes involving General Motors cars that had a deadly ignition switch defect will have an extra month to submit claims for payment under G.M.’s victim compensation program. Kenneth R. Feinberg, who administers the compensation fund, has decided to extend the deadline…

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Consumer Advisory: Vehicle Owners with Defective Airbags Urged to Take Immediate Action

Posted on 10/27/14

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Posted from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Media-only contact: Karen Aldana, 202-366-9550, Public.Affairs@dot.gov (Note: Corrects vehicle list provided with advisories of Oct. 20-21) Vehicle owners can call our Safety Hotline: 1-888-327-4236   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration urges owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan,…

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Paul Painter made new Savannah Trial Lawyers Association President

Posted on 09/25/13

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Paul Painter of Painter Law, LLC became a new slated officer for the 2011-2012 Savannah Trial Lawyers Association. This honorable position was noted in the Savannah Morning News’ Newsmakers section of the paper over the weekend: Lawyers’ association installs new officers Honor/Award: The Savannah Trial Lawyers Association new slate of officers for 2011-2012 includes: Paul…

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