Monthly Archives: March 2016

William Shatner sued for $170m by man claiming to be his son

A radio host claiming to be the son of William Shatner is suing the 'Star Trek' actor for $170 million and demands he take a DNA test. The 59 year old has demanded William to have a DNA test, stop saying he isn't his dad and the lawsuit claims the actor ''admitted he was the plaintiff's father'', according to New York Post's Page Six column. Peter claims in the lawsuit, filed in Florida, that William's comment came when they met on the set of police drama TV series 'T.J. Hooker', but shortly afterwards a representative for the star contacted him and said he was ''totally denying paternity at this point''. He alleges the rep also told him: ''Don't go public ... [as it] could be horrendous for...
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Maze Runner star injured in on-set accident

US film industry website Deadline reported that O'Brien fell off the back of a set that was supposed to look like the back of a train while shooting the third film in the post-apocalyptic adventure series, The Death Cure. He sustained a fracture to either his cheekbone or eye socket and is being treated in a local hospital. Celebrity website TMZ had earlier said that O'Brien was injured in a scene involving a car and may have suffered multiple broken bones. A spokesperson for movie studio Fox said that production will be shut down while O'Brien recovers. Source: Maze Runner star injured in on-set accident - RTÉ Ten...
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The Jump could face £500k payout after 7 celebrities were injured

Channel 4 show The Jump could potentially find itself with a £500,000 expenses bill if all the celebrities injured during the most recent series were to claim for compensation. The 2016 series was plagued with problems after seven of its participants were hurt during training and had to pull out. And according to The Sun and compensation firm Quittance, that could prove a bit pricey. The report suggests that Beth Tweddle could be in line for the biggest claim – up to £100,000 after she fractured two vertebrae during training and had to undergo emergency neck surgery. Meanwhile Tina Hobley, who broke her arm and dislocated her elbow after a crew blunder during training, could be in line for £40,000. Source: The Jump could face £500k payout after...
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Iron Maiden stranded after plane accident in Chile

Heavy metal rockers Iron Maiden said they were temporarily stranded when their plane was badly damaged in a runway accident in Chile that injured two ground crew. The band, which is in South America on a world tour, said its members and equipment were not on board at the time, and later announced it had found new transportation to get to its next show, in Cordoba, Argentina, tomorrow. The plane, a Boeing 747 nicknamed ‘Ed Force One’, was being towed for refuelling when it came untethered, the band said on its website. "On making a turn the aircraft had no steering and collided with the ground tug, badly damaging the undercarriage, two of the aircraft's engines and injuring two ground tug operators, both of whom have been...
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Jessica Taylor injured in hoverboarding accident

The former Liberty X singer decided to try out the latest must-have gadget which she and her husband Kevin Pietersen bought for their five year-old son Dylan. However, after being on it for less than a minute she took a tumble and heard a ''crack'' in her spine. Appearing on TV show 'Good Morning Britain' today (10.03.16) propped up by crutches, she shared: ''This unfortunately was a hoverboard-related injury. I need to leave it to my five year old in future, that's the lesson learnt! First and last time! It was the getting off. I've been for an X-ray and an MRI and I'm waiting to hear. I think maybe a little crack.'' Because of her injury, the 'Just a Little Bit' singer was unable to tackle...
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The Most Common Types of Personal Injury

The most common types of lawsuits filed every year in the United States are those involving personal injury claims. And even though there are many different forms of personal injury that can occur and that can lead to a lawsuit, there are certain types that are far more common than others. Continue reading to learn about the five most common types of personal injury.

1.     INJURIES RESULTING FROM VEHICULAR ACCIDENTS

Injuries that result from accidents that involve vehicles like motorcycles, cars, and trucks are one of the most common types of personal injury claims that are brought to US courts every day.

2.     SLIPS AND FALLS

Slips and falls are also really common in the United States, with tens of thousands of Americans suing every...
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