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Woman Killed in Motor Vehicle Collision by Driver Fleeing Police

Police Chase, Montgomery County, Maryland, Death of Mother, Automobile Collision.Yesterday, a 32 year old mother of two was killed by a 19 year old man fleeing police. The collision occurred in Montgomery County, Maryland on Maryland Route 355 at Goshen Road. Police indicate that they pulled over the driver of the negligent vehicle for not having its headlights on at night. The vehicle then…

Shannon Weidemann

Halloween Ugly Teeth Recalled for Lead

A set of novelty teeth meant to be worn in the mouth as a Halloween costume accessory has been recalled due to its lead content. The recalled Ugly Teeth has a lead content of 6 to 7 percent which far exceeds the US safety standard. Lead exposure is worse when taken into the mouth. “Lead paint is a problem when it’s ingested by a child, so to have lead on an item that is designed to go into…

Shannon Weidemann

Belvidere Restaurant Liable for Slip and Fall

A man that fell in a Belvidere restaurant was awarded $1 Million by a jury after finding the restaurant liable. The slip and fall lawsuit hinged on the fact that the floor in the restaurant was wet and there was no caution sign in place. Daniels broke his arm in several places and says he might require additional surgeries. He has osteogenesis imperfecta, a disease that makes him more…

Shannon Weidemann

West Virginia Medical Malpractice Appeal Turned Down

A West Virginia doctor is still liable for a $1.7 Million medical malpractice award after the State Supreme Court turned down his appeal. He was sued after a man became blind following a surgery he performed. The original case was appealed on alleged errors made during the court case. In that case the defense tried to show that the patient was not blinded by the surgery.D’Amato’s defense had…

Shannon Weidemann

Texas Bicycle Accident Kills Teenager

A 16-year-old riding his bicycle in Keller, Texas was killed after he was hit by a pickup truck. The bicycle accident happened on Thursday October 18th on Rufe Snow Drive. The Keller teen was heading south when he collided with a Ford truck heading east on Chase Oaks Drive. The 19-year-old driver, also of Keller, said he did not see the bicycle crossing the intersection. The bicyclist was…

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David Tompkins, Attorney at Law

David Errol Tompkins, a partner in the firm, has a civil litigation practice that focuses on plaintiff’s personal injury matters. Throughout his career, Mr. Tompkins has handled matters for his clients involving permanent, disfiguring injuries, broken bones, and the wrongful death of family members. Mr. Tompkins also represents his clients in precedent-setting cases involving insurance…

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Lewis & Tompkins, P.C.

For more than four decades, our law firm has had one focus — helping the injured and their families make the best of bad situations involving:Wrongful Death Car Accidents Uninsured Car Accident Claims Pedestrian & Bicycle Accidents Medical Malpractice Motorcycle Accidents Truck Accidents Insurance Practices, Claims and Coverage Issues Plane Crashes, Injuries and Deaths Defective Products &…

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