On September 17, 2019, 17-year-old Scott Akins was seriously injured during in a high school football game after sustaining a life-altering brain injury that rendered him a quadriplegic who will never live independently again.
Posts tagged "quadriplegic"
A jury in Dallas returned a $37.6 million verdict against Honda in February 2019 after a nine-day trial. The trial surrounded 27-year-old Sarah Millburn, who was left quadriplegic with only minimal use of her arms and hands after an accident in 2015. The crash occurred when Sarah was riding as an Uber passenger in a 2011 Honda Odyssey minivan that was T-boned by a pickup truck.
On October 13, 2011, a Massachusetts jury hit Toys 'R' Us with a $20.6 million verdict in a wrongful death case involving a swimming pool slide. According to the AP, the Salem Superior Court verdict was awarded to the family of Robin Aleo, who was fatally injured when an inflatable pool slide partially collapsed at a 2006 party. Anyone that has followed my blogs has seen my warnings regarding inflatables (slides, rides, moonwalks, etc.). It appears that yet another injury and fatality is linked to the use of inflatable slides.