Articles by John Lomicky

Scaffolding Collapses Killing 3 Construction Workers

This case involves a scaffolding collapse that killed 3 construction workers. The collapse occurred after a pile of construction materials fell from a crane onto the scaffolding.  It was alleged that the scaffolding should have been able to withstand the…

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Foster Care System Fails To Remove Child From Abusive Home

This case involves a 14-year-old boy who was sexually abused by his foster father. The boy had been in the foster care system for a total of 8 years spent in 3 different homes. The boy did not report negative…

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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 For Criminal History

This case involves the alleged negligent hiring and supervision of an employee at a senior care facility. The employee was a 45-year-old male who worked one-on-one with an 88-year-old female patient for 3+ years.  Through his time spent with the…

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Factory Workers Develop Mesothelioma From Asbestos Conditions

This case involves a group of plaintiffs who were exposed to injurious levels of asbestos in a factory setting. Many of these workers developed lung complications, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. It was alleged that the facility in question 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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