A jury awarded $3.5 million in damages to a woman who suffered a stroke after a major artery was accidentally severed during surgery at St. Alexius Hospital. On Friday, at the end of a two-week trial in Burleigh County, a nine-person panel decided Dr. Allen Michael Booth, a thoracic and cardiac surgeon, and the hospital.
WILLISTON, N.D. – The former chairman of a North Dakota Indian nation that controls one-third of the state’s oil Tex “Red-Tipped Arrow” Hall, who until last fall led the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation, has formed Native American Organics LLC with California-based Wright Family Organics LLC, a medical marijuana company, the companies said in.
More than 2,200 miles separate Williston and Culiacán, Sinaloa, but that hasn’t stopped that Mexican state’s namesake cartel from setting up shop in the Bakken, according to state and federal law enforcement officials. To combat the rise of cartels and other organized crime in the Bakken, those officials — including U.S. Attorneys Mike Cotter, of Montana, and Chris.
Today in Texas, former prosecutor and judge Ken Anderson pled guilty to intentionally failing to disclose evidence in a case that sent an innocent man, Michael Morton, to prison for the murder of his wife. When trying the case as a prosecutor, Anderson possessed evidence that may have cleared Morton, including statements from the crime’s.
A bright and promising high school student who was in the top two percent of her class was in a car wreck that left her with traumatic brain injuries. After years of dealing with poor impulse control and increased sexual desires, the girl became a dominatrix. Now 23, Alissa Afonina was awarded $1.5 million.
WILLISTON, N.D. – Before North Dakota oil worker Dustin Payne died last fall, he sent text messages to his girlfriend about safety conditions on the worksite. “I’m literally going to be welding something that’s full of oil. … Don’t (feel) comfortable welding this at all. Dangerous as (expletive).” Payne, a 28-year-old Marine Corps.
Workplace disputes at law firms usually end in an empty bottle of liquor, but not this time. On Sunday night, a pair of attorneys allegedly knocked on the door of a law firm managing partner’s home, and forced their way inside. The married couple stands accused of viciously stabbing both the partner and his wife,.
Some legal cases do more than raise eyebrows — they push the legal envelope to change the law. Such is a federal case in Las Vegas now working its way through the courts. The question is whether federal agents can disrupt service to a house and then, masquerading as helpful technicians, gain entry to covertly.
No one embodies the emerging consensus on the excessive cruelty of mandatory drug sentencing quite like Mark Osler. He’s currently a law professor, but back in the Nineties he worked as an assistant U.S. attorney, prosecuting crack cocaine cases in his native Detroit. Tough punishment was routine: Five years for crack rocks the weight of.
Protests in Ferguson and New York this summer rekindled an old debate about how American police use force. The perception that cops are too aggressive has been fed not just by the high-profile deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, but also by a stream of unflattering camera phone videos, such as the recent scene.