Archive for March, 2008

27
Mar

South Bend car accident leaves teenager with burn injury

March 27, 2008

March 27, 2008

A South Bend teen was severely burned after her car struck a utility pole.

The Indiana auto accident occurred when the unlicensed girl lost control of the vehicle she was driving and ran it into a pole on the side of the road.

According to the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, live wires from the struck utility pole fell onto the car and came into contact with the driver, causing second and third degree burn injuries.

The teen remains in the burn unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital and faces possible charges of driving without a license and reckless driving in the South Bend car accident.

Read More:
http://www.journalgazette.net/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080317/LOCAL07/803170401

25
Mar

Indiana family files wrongful death suit

March 25, 2008

March 25, 2008

According to the Post-Tribune, the family of a Methodist Hospitals’ Alzheimer’s patient, who died in February, has filed a wrongful death claim against the hospital.

The 83-year-old Gary wrongful death victim wandered away from her room in the Indiana hospital and was later found dead; her body was found nearly one mile down the road.

Family members of the patient blame the hospital for gross negligence in the death of their relative.

A ruling has been yet to be made in the Gary wrongful death case.

Read More:
http://www.post-trib.com/news/854257,ferguson.article

20
Mar

Gunshot Wound Leaves Teenager with Indiana Brain Injury

March 20, 2008

March 20, 2008

The South Bend Tribune reported that a seventeen-year-old male teenager suffered an Indiana brain injury during a shooting and has been hospitalized.

Police found the Indiana brain injury victim lying alone in an alley.

Several people had been seen fleeing the crime scene after the shooting occurred in the South Bend area of Indiana and Michigan, and were able to avoid the arrival of police officials.

This shooting incident is still under investigation.

Read More:
http://www.southbendtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080316/News01/803160342&SearchID=73311970157919