Monthly Archives: October 2016

Tributes flood in for Claire Lowe, tragically killed in a riding accident

  Tributes have been flooding in from the equestrian community following the tragic death of Claire Lowe (Millhouse) who sadly died yesterday following a fall out hunting. Lowe was the owner and operator of Mill House Equestrian Centre in Saintfield, Co Down and was out hunting in the New Line area of Ballygowan with the North Down Foxhounds when she fell from her horse. A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service told the Belfast Telegraph a rapid response paramedic was called to the incident at around 3.20pm. However they were unable to save the rider and she died from her injuries. The 39-year-old rider was a well known judge on the Connemara scene and today the Connemara Pony Breeders' Society said it was “deeply saddened by the...
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Airbag Injury Lawsuits Filed in US

According to an airbag failure lawsuit Ebron filed earlier this month, the North Carolina plaintiff alleges the airbag in his 2014 Chevrolet Silverado deployed without a collision initially taking place. The force of the airbag is alleged to have resulted in several broken bones to his face – and the force rendered him unconscious. His defective airbags lawsuit goes on to say that while unconscious, his foot remained on the vehicle accelerator, causing his vehicle to strike a utility pole, followed by a tree. The impact is alleged to have caused additional injuries to the plaintiff. Another defective airbags lawsuit has been filed by plaintiff Valissa McNiel Dillard, who alleges to have suffered severe brain damage and other catastrophic injuries to her body – including...
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£1m cash claim for childhood farm accident

216373-185580 A MAN who claims to have suffered brain damage after being injured while playing on a farm as a child has gone to court seeking £950,000 compensation. Craig Anderson, 21, says that farmers John and Antoinette Imrie did not do enough to prevent him from injuring himself when he was eight years old. The Court of Session in Edinburgh heard how Mr Anderson was playing with the couple’s son Ben at Hillhead Farm, in Torrance, in East Dunbartonshire in 2003.
Mr Anderson, of Perth, told the court he was playing football in a field with Ben when the pair decided to herd sheep through a gate into a steading. He told his advocate Robert Skinner that he climbed on to the first rung of the...
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Woman who got arthritis from a Mosquito bite wins compensation

A woman who contracted arthritis after being bitten by a mosquito while training hairdressers in the outback won a workers compensation claim against TAFE SA.

Jennifer Roberts was put in a metal hut where temperatures exceeded 53 degrees Celsius with no air conditioner when TAFE SA transferred her to Coober Pedy and Oodnadatta, in central north South Australia, for a teaching placement.

The 60-year-old hairdresser was ravaged by mosquitoes when she opened a window to cool the room in late October 2015 and subsequently contracted inflammatory arthritis which stopped her working and caused her significant anxiety.

Source: Daily Mail...
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Lindsay Lohan almost loses her finger in boating accident

The actress posted a photo of her bandaged ring finger on her Snapchat account on Sunday (02Oct16), revealing it had almost been severed by an anchor. She wrote: "I almost lost my finger from the anchor. Well, I lost half my finger. Thank goodness we found the piece of my finger. i just had surgery to fix it... it hurts so bad." Lindsay also posted additional shots of her injury on Instagram, with the caption, "This is why I shouldn't try to help get the rope to anchor the boat. I lost half of my finger....," however she has since deleted the shots. According to TMZ.com, the star's friends took her to a local hospital, where a plastic surgeon re-attached the digit. The Mean Girls star didn't offer...
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