Man hurt by DUI Driver awarded $1 Million

By Davis Weiss dweiss@leader.net WILKES-BARRE – A jury awarded a city man more than $1 million for injuries he suffered on a collision caused by a repeat drunken driver. The jury awarded Joseph McDonough, 28, of East Lafayette Place, $1 million on Friday for his injuries, plus an additional $100 on Monday in punitive damages, […]

Wrongful Death Case Jury hears closing sides

By Denise Allabaugh Citizens’ Voice Staff Writer Following six days of testimony, a jury in Luzerne County Court heard closing arguments Monday to decide whether 74-year-old Judith McGuinness was negligent when her car struck a 3-year old girl on Church Street in Hazleton. The child, Joann Torres, died following the December 16, 1997 accident. Her […]

CMC liable in fatal fall – Jury to decide damages

CMC liable in fatal fall Jury to decide damages By Ray Flanagan TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER A Lackawanna County jury on Monday found the hospital guards who chased two University of Scranton students 65 percent responsible for the death of one and the injuries of the other when they fell 75 feet from a cliff. The […]