An ad posted by Everything Staffing, a Marietta, Georgia company, promised $1,000.00 per week, plus food, a hotel, and travel expenses for construction work. Several Georgia and Texas workers went to Everything Staffing and these promises were reiterated.
The families of Bruce Draine and Devera Ross have retained the law firm of Forrest Johnson & Associates to recover for their tragic deaths. On February 16, 2013, Bruce and Devera were passengers in a vehicle operated by Floyd Thomas on Ira Hicks Boulevard. The driver of the vehicle lost control and struck a fence, causing the vehicle to roll several times before coming to rest. Bruce and Devera were ejected during the rollovers and suffered fatal injuries.
In December of 2011, Wanda Wright Brown was admitted to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia for a simple surgical procedure - a thyroidectomy. Hours after the procedure, Ms. Brown began to develop a neck hematoma which went undiagnosed and resulted in respiratory distress, cardiac arrest and ultimately her death.
Shortly after 6:30 a.m., Willie Evans Sr., 78, of Devonwood Drive, was traveling South on Pio Nono Avenue.
Suddenly and without warning, a flatbed truck – hauling long, metal beams, pulled into his path.