February 24, 2004 |
Johns Hopkins reached a confidential settlement with the parents of a 2-year-old brain cancer patient who died after apparently receiving excessive levels of potassium in an intravenous feeding solution, both sides said. Staci Goldberg, a spokeswoman at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore, said the hospital "accepted full responsibility for the tragic death" of Brianna Cohen. Gary A.
July 20, 2002 |
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. said it would have $19.5 million in costs to settle litigation alleging the insurer overcharged customers who paid premiums in installments. The Boston-based company said about 1.5 million of its customers are eligible to participate in the settlement, which covers John Hancock's liability in 21 class-action lawsuits filed against a number of life insurance companies.
September 18, 1989 |
Just when Dallas running back Herschel Walker started to feel comfortable in Atlanta's Fulton County Stadium, so did Atlanta quarterback Chris Miller. Miller completed 21 of 29 passes for 255 yards Sunday, helping the Falcons overcome a 21-10 halftime deficit for a 27-21 win, spoiling Walker's first professional appearance in his home state.
December 15, 1988
The Rams, who have placed more players in the Pro Bowl than any other National Football League team in the 1980s, added five more to the list Wednesday when the teams were announced. Representing the Rams on the National Football Conference team in the game Jan. 29 at Honolulu will be tackle Jackie Slater and center Doug Smith, both for the fourth time; cornerback Jerry Gray for the third; wide receiver Henry Ellard for the second, and guard Tom Newberry for the first.
November 7, 1988 |
Chris Miller got a fast start and the Atlanta Falcons have a new one. Miller connected with Gene Lang on a 45-yard touchdown pass play that started the Falcons to a 20-0 victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday, breaking an 8-game home field losing streak. "We're on the right track," said Miller, who took the Falcons to a second straight victory since returning from a ankle injury. "I felt like we needed to get started quick and we did with that TD pass on which Gene made a good play.
October 23, 1989 |
Earl Ferrell scored two of his three touchdowns in the first quarter and Phoenix avoided turnover problems Sunday to beat the Atlanta Falcons, 34-20, and end a four-game losing streak. The Cardinals (3-4) got four rushing touchdowns in a game for the first time since Oct. 14, 1984, when they beat Chicago, 38-21, in St. Louis. Coach Gene Stallings said, "We haven't been getting the job done in the running area and we really concentrated on that in practice this week.