Articles by John Lomicky

Scaffolding Collapses Killing 3 Construction Workers

The case centered around allegations that the scaffolding should have been able to withstand the impact of the materials falling. Furthermore, it was also alleged that the scaffolding was not properly secured. Thus, this caused the scaffolding to collapse under…

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Foster Care System Fails To Remove Child From Abusive Home

The boy did not report negative experiences at either of his first 2 homes. After 6 months of placement into his most recent foster home, the boy reported to his caseworker that his foster father was abusing him. In spite…

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Utility Company Violates Wind Farm Development Contract

This case involves a public utility company and a green energy supplier that entered into a contract under which the public utility company committed to making an equity investment into a wind farm the green energy supplier built. The public…

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Elder Care Facility Fails To Screen Employees

Through his time spent with the elderly woman, the employee became aware that the woman was wealthy, as she was the recipient of a large trust. The employee subsequently entered into a romantic relationship with the elderly woman and began…

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Factory Workers Develop Mesothelioma From Asbestos Conditions

Many of these workers developed lung complications, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. It was alleged that the facility in question was not compliant with industry standards for industrial hygiene, thus causing injuries to the plaintiffs. A certified industrial hygienist was…

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Insurance Expert Investigates Bank’s Auto Liability Policy Following Accident

This case involves a business auto liability policy declaratory judgment action. A female senior executive employed by a bank was driving to a work-related event in her personal vehicle. Because the woman was running late to the event, she began…

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Trucking Company Allegedly Encourages Cell Phone Use While Driving

This case involves a fatal trucking accident that was caused by distracted driving. The truck driver was using his cell phone to communicate with his employer while operating the truck on a major interstate highway. At the time, the weather…

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Woman Is Severely Burned In Space Heater Fire

This claim involves an apartment fire that was allegedly caused by a space heater. The fire took place in January a week after the heating system in the plaintiff’s apartment stopped working. The plaintiff had been using the space heater…

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Loading Dock Accident Kills Forklift Driver

This case involves a workplace accident that resulted in two fatalities. The accident took place on a loading dock where a crane was lifting concrete slabs. One of the deceased workers was operating a forklift and the other was standing…

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Permanent Resident Faces Deportation Following Drug Trafficking Conviction

This case involves a 42-year-old Columbian national man who was a lawful permanent resident of the United States for 26 years. The man served 5 years at a federal correctional institution after being convicted of drug trafficking and faced deportation…

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