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January 24, 2017
  • Colt Cardwell, a 425-pound lineman for Warner University, died of cardiac arrest during training in 2015.
  • Cardwell’s parents recently filed suit against the university, alleging negligence in the wrongful death of their son.
  • The suit alleges that the training staff negligently allowed Cardwell to train, despite his showing signs of heart problems.

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January 23, 2017
  • A major car crash in Davie yesterday left one man dead, and two children in serious condition.
  • The crash occurred when the van the victim was driving was hit by a speeding Mercedes Benz.
  • Moments before the crash the Benz had been engaged in a street race with an Infinity.

A major auto crash...

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January 22, 2017
  • Earlier this year, 60-year-old South Florida businessman Roger Wittenberns crashed his Lamborghini into an Uber driver, killing him.
  • The victim’s widow subsequently filed a wrongful death suit against Wittenberns.
  • In his response to the suit, Wittenberns claims that the victim was at least partially responsible for the crash.

On September 21st, a...

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January 21, 2017
  • A Florida physician’s group has petitioned the state Supreme Court to reconsider its recent decision to strike down the organization’s arbitration clause.
  • The court previously ruled that the arbitration process in the Women’s Care Florida LLC’s contract unfairly favored the organization.
  • The organization petitioned the court to reconsider, saying that its ruling encroaches on the right to contract.  
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January 20, 2017
  • Sunday’s ATV rider fatality on the Palmetto Expressway has renewed calls for police to crack down, and for riders to stay off public roadways.
  • A 20-year-old man was killed on Sunday when he was ejected from the ATV in which he was riding.
  • Miami-Dade police say that there are a number of local areas where riders can legally ride.

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January 19, 2017
  • A construction worker was killed in Miami Beach last week, following a fall from scaffolding.
  • The victim was reportedly working on a condo at the Decoplage building, when he fell three stories.
  • He was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

A construction worker was killed...

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January 18, 2017
  • A construction site accident killed three workers on Key Largo Monday.
  • They were killed after entering a manhole filled with toxic fumes.
  • Several others were injured by the fumes, including a firefighter who was left in critical condition after attempting to rescue the workers.

A construction accident killed three workers on Key Largo Monday...

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January 17, 2017
  • An administrative law judge has ruled that an area surgeon committed medical malpractice during a series of spring 2015 plastic surgeries.
  • The judge found Dr. Osak Omulepu culpable on six of nine counts.
  • The judge recommended that the surgeon be subjected to a fine and probation.  

An administrative law judge recently...

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January 16, 2017
  • The Florida Highway Patrol says that a man was killed today, as he fled from police in a stolen truck.
  • Police were tipped off to the stolen vehicle, and the alleged thief Charles Lomax, fled when police tried to pull him over.
  • Lomax was killed when he crashed into a tree.

According to the Florida...

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January 15, 2017
  • Takata, the manufacturer of tens of millions of defective airbags, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges, and agreed to pay a $1 billion fine.
  • The airbag’s defect could cause them to explode violently and injure or kill drivers and passengers.
  • Over a dozen people have been reported killed due to the defect worldwide, 11 in the U.S.

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