Articles by Kristin Casler

Motorcyclist Claims Poor Sight Lines Caused Crash

The subject crash occurred when plaintiff’s motorcycle struck the right front passenger door of a car in the state of Oregon. The motorcycle had been travelling north, and the car was travelling south and was turning left from the left…

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Man Claims Heart Procedure was Unnecessary and Caused Him Damage

Plaintiff from Minnesota underwent cardiac catheterization due to unstable angina and congestive heart failure. The defendant cardiologist reported that the left main and left circumflex coronary arteries (LM and LCX) each had blockages of 90% and he then stented them.…

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Pelvic Mesh Recipient Alleges Bioincompatibility Caused Severe Pain

This case takes place in Virginia and involves a plaintiff who suffered from stress urinary incontinence. She received a pelvic mesh implant that was manufactured by defendant. She alleges that at the time of her surgery, the defendant knew of…

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General Contractor Allegedly Caused Unreasonable Delays and Siphoned Money

An Oregon based plaintiff entered into an agreement with defendant general contractor under which defendant agreed to furnish all labor, material, shipping and project management necessary to effectuate the construction of plaintiff’s villa. Plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to complete construction…

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Patient Alleges Back Surgery Resulted in Damaged Colon

A Utah-based plaintiff was in his 30s and had a history of chronic back pain from a previous fall from a roof. He previously underwent back surgeries. The procedure at issue in this case was considered minimally invasive and involved…

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Woman’s Family Allege Lab’s Failure to Diagnose Cervical Cancer was Fatal

In 2001, decedent’s Pap smear results indicated a low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion. Her obstetrician ordered a colposcopy and an endocervical curettage, which were both normal. A few months later, another Pap smear reported as atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance/favor…

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Bank alleges other banks breached standards on construction loan

A building company and its owners owed a bank more than $13 million in loans. The loans were secured by all of the builder’s assets and the owners’ assets. One of the owners alerted the bank that he had overstated…

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Engineer Discusses Methodologies for Reconstructing Head-On Collision

Plaintiff was the passenger in a vehicle that was struck head-on by an SUV that crossed the double-yellow line on a curve. She suffered severe injuries, and the driver of her car was killed. She sued the estate of the…

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Real Estate Management Company Alleges Racial Discrimination Over Lease

Plaintiff is a minority-owned enterprise. Defendants solicited plaintiff to participate as a subcontractor in its bid under a state health care program. Plaintiff would provide real estate management services for the space used for the health care program. After winning…

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Family Claims Control Panel Design Caused Fatal Plane Crash

Plaintiffs are survivors of a man killed when a plane he owned and was piloting crashed in Utah, where he was working on an aerial photography project. His family alleges that the plane’s flight display was defective and unreasonably dangerous…

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