Articles Tagged with injury

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David-Paul-Blum-217x300David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on July 21 for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that severely injured Florida Atlantic University (FAU) student Mitchell Johnson Reidy of Naples.

Blum, 51, faces charges for leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injury. He was booked into Palm Beach County Jail and was released the following the day on $30,000 bond. The press did not list an attorney for him.

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Dean-International-Flight-School-300x225Dean International Flight School in Miami, Florida has been linked to another plane crash in less than two weeks. The crash involved a Cessna 172 airplane carrying a flight instructor and a student; they were forced to crash-land in Key Biscayne after the craft’s engine reportedly lost power last Thursday night. Both men survived the crash with minor injuries.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokeswoman Katheleen Bergen told the press that the aircraft had taken off from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach and was flying to Miami Executive Airport before it was forced to land. Bergen said the FAA is investigating the crash.

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American-Airlines-300x200Scott Becker of Miami, Florida is suing American Airlines for physical and psychological injuries he allegedly sustained during an emergency evacuation of a Boeing 767 that caught fire at O’Hare International Airport before its scheduled takeoff for Miami on October 28, 2016.

In a lawsuit filed on June 13 in Miami, Becker, 47, alleges the airline failed to ensure the jetliner was properly maintained and negligently failed “to provide proper assistance, supervision and instruction in the evacuation.” The lawsuit seeks more than $75,000 in damages, including legal fees for “personal and bodily injuries, both physical and psychological in nature;” pain and suffering; disability; medical bills; lost earnings; and past and future emotional distress.

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Dynamic-Airways-300x16977 passengers who were on a 2015 flight to Caracas at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport that was aborted after a fire erupted on the plane’s left engine are suing Dynamic Airways for unspecified damages. The lawsuit claims a number of passengers were injured during the evacuation process.

The lawsuit, filed last month in Broward Circuit Court, alleges that the aircraft caught fire because of “negligence and willful misconduct,” by the pilot and Dynamic Airways. Some of the passenger’s claims may reportedly reach into the millions because of the seriousness of the injuries they suffered.

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Boats-Collide-on-Intracoastal-Waterway-300x169Four people were injured last Saturday after their boat was rammed from behind by another vessel on the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The four have been identified as Andre Neves of Pompano Beach, Juliana Da Costa Maria of Boca Raton, and William and Evelyn Rountree of Boca Raton.

Neves, 37, and Maria, 29, were critically injured, and the Rountrees sustained non life-threatening injuries. They were all taken to Broward Health Medical Center for treatment.

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