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Florida Helicopter crash kills heart surgeon

24 July 2012 Published in Blog
A cardiac surgeon and an organ transplant expert flying to harvest a donor heart were among three killed Monday when their helicopter crashed in North Florida, officials said.

Alan W. Mortensen representing victims in Kaysville Frontrunner accident

24 July 2012 Published in Blog
Alan W. Mortensen has been reatined to represent the victims of a Frontrunner accident in Kaysville. Clara Lewis and her two children were driving in their minivan and were struck by Frontrunner on November 14 after getting stuck in between the crossing arms of the tracks.

NTSB's Air Race and Air Show Safety Hearing held today

24 July 2012 Published in Blog
The National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB)  Air Race and Air Show Safety Hearing took place today January 10, 2012. The hearing was held at the NTSB Conference Center and Board Room in Washington, DC. According to the NTSB, 15 witnesses provided the Board and the public insight into current safety regulations, the protocols and practices utilized for planning, and the specifics of air show and air race operations. Following the presentations by each panel, the witnesses were questioned by the NTSB's five Member Board. Earlier in the day, the NTSB tweeted:   "In response to NTSB's Chairman's question, FAA states, current rules for air race and air shows are stringent enough." In 2011, there were six air show accidents in the United States, including the infamous Reno Air Races crash that killed 11 people including the pilot and injured about 70 others.  

Houston TV station highlights birth injuries as a result of medical malpractice

24 July 2012 Published in Blog
This week KPRC, a local Houston TV station, highlighted the consequences of medical malpractice in the delivery room.