Georgia residents may be interested to learn of bar deck that collapsed in Miami during the NBA Finals in early June causing patrons to fall into the Biscayne Bay waters. Officials say approximately one hundred people were on the deck when it collapsed. Two dozen people were injured, two seriously.
Georgia property owners should focus on keeping their property safe. Discovery Communications is the focus of a wrongful death lawsuit after a woman died in an accident during filming. The woman was reportedly killed during a television shoot. The filming was being conducted for a television pilot for a 2011 television show called "Brother in Arms" that was not aired. When the opening scene was being filmed, a rocket malfunctioned and struck the woman. The opening scene was intended to show five people walking through a cloud of smoke.
Georgia residents may have heard that a recent building collapse has caused the deaths of six individuals in Philadelphia. One man and five women were reportedly killed after the building collapsed next to a thrift store on June 5. The building was being demolished by a construction crew. The project was properly permitted by officials, but questions have arisen as to how closely the project was being monitored.
After a fatal car crash in Jonesboro, Mookie Blaylock, a former NBA star, has been charged with driving on a suspended license and failing to stay in his lane. Blaylock may also be facing charges of wrongful death depending on the results of the police investigation which still continues.