Wrongful Death. Legal news and articles for December 7 - 8, 2011

Parents of woman who OD'd in Busch mansion want to join lawsuitConnecticut Attorney to Represent Michael Jackson's Family - Koskoff, Koskoff ...Judge allows lawsuit against two Denver social-service workers in child's ...Wrongful Death Trial Against Police Dept. BeginsWrongful death lawsuits filed in Maine double fatalityFresno Wrongful Death Trial BeginsParents of woman who OD'd argue to join lawsuit against August Busch IVFumigant Wrongful Death Lawsuit SettledBISNAR CHASE Files Two Nissan Auto Defects Lawsuits for Catastrophic Injuries ...Lawsuit claims Brookfield at fault in fishermen's deathsJury Selection Begins in Wrongful Death TrialWrongful death suit against TxDOT beginsVictim's family sues officers for $33MFamily suing Carroll County for the wrongful death of their son at stay away campToone family settles wrongful death suit against Bugman

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WSET.com - ABC13Judge Approves Move of Wrongful Death Suit to Franklin Co.
WSETDecember 5, 2011

Roanoke, VA - A Roanoke judge has given his approval to move the $20 million civil lawsuit against former sheriff Ewell Hunt and alleged murderer, Jonathan Agee, to Franklin County. The two men are being sued by the estate of Jennifer Agee, ...more »

Judge seeks Fresno police auditor report for wrongful-death trial
Fresno BeeDecember 6, 2011

A federal judge on Monday said he will review a highly anticipated -- yet still unreleased -- Fresno police auditor report to determine if it can be used as evidence in a wrongful-death trial due to start today. ...more »

Wrongful Death. News and Stories

Parents of woman who OD'd in Busch mansion want to join lawsuit
STLtoday.comDecember 8, 2011

LOUIS • Lawyers representing the parents of a woman who died of a drug overdose at the mansion of former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV asked a Missouri appellate court panel here Wednesday to add them as formal plaintiffs in a wrongful-death...more »

Connecticut Attorney to Represent Michael Jackson's Family - Koskoff, Koskoff ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)December 8, 2011

Michael Koskoff, a partner in the Connecticut-based law firm Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, has joined the legal team bringing a wrongful death case civil suit for the family of Michael Jackson. December 08, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Michael Koskoff, ...more »

Judge allows lawsuit against two Denver social-service workers in child's ...
Denver PostDecember 8, 2011

A federal judge in Denver will allow a wrongful-death lawsuit to go forward against two Denver social-service workers for failing to prevent the starvation death of a 7-year-old boy in 2007. Chandler Grafner was sealed in a closet and left to starve in ...more »

Wrongful Death Trial Against Police Dept. Begins
CBS 47December 8, 2011

His family is suing the police department for wrongful death. Sergeant Mike Palomino the officer who shot vargas took the stand on this first day of trial. “It appeared to me that he testified in court differently than he testified in the deposition ...more »

Wrongful death lawsuits filed in Maine double fatality
The RepublicDecember 7, 2011

AP BANGOR, Maine — A Canadian man is facing two wrongful death lawsuits in Maine stemming from a car accident that killed two women in September. Brenda Sampson of Bangor filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking unspecified damages against 44-year-old Hugh ...more »

Fresno Wrongful Death Trial Begins
KMPH Fox 26December 7, 2011

By KMPH Web Staff - email A Fresno police officer shot and killed 32-year-old Steven Vargas outside a home in Southeast Fresno two years ago. Sgt. Mike Palomino is the officer who shot Vargas. He's expected to be the first witness to testify in the ...more »

Parents of woman who OD'd argue to join lawsuit against August Busch IV
STLtoday.comDecember 7, 2011

LOUIS • Lawyers representing the parents of a woman who died of a drug overdose at former Anheuser-Busch CEO August Busch IV's mansion argued before a Missouri appellate panel today that they should be made formal plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit ...more »

Fumigant Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled
InjuryBoard.comDecember 7, 2011

A Utah family recently settled a wrongful death lawsuit in the death of two young girls, ages 4 and 15 months, who died from pesticide poisoning nearly two years ago. Authorities said the toxic gas phosphine most likely entered the home through cracks ...more »

BISNAR CHASE Files Two Nissan Auto Defects Lawsuits for Catastrophic Injuries ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 7, 2011

Brian Chase, the firm's lead trial attorney, is the author of the most up-to-date and comprehensive auto defect book available today, "Still Unsafe at Any Speed: Auto Defects that Cause Wrongful Deaths and Catastrophic Injuries. ...more »

Lawsuit claims Brookfield at fault in fishermen's deaths
PallTimes.comDecember 7, 2011

When our investigation is complete, I will advise the families of their legal options, which would include wrongful death claims on behalf of the drowning victims.” In a statement Tuesday, Reed said, “Due to Brookfield's failure to properly alert the ...more »

Jury Selection Begins in Wrongful Death Trial
KSEEDecember 7, 2011

By KSEE News Prior to the shooting, Vargas crashed his SUV into a parked van. Neighbors flagged down Officer Palomino and told him Vargas had a gun. Palomino shot Vargas when he reached to the floor of the SUV. A gun was not found in the vehicle but ...more »

Wrongful death suit against TxDOT begins
San Antonio ExpressDecember 7, 2011

Testimony in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Ramiro Reyes began Tuesday with their lawyer blaming the fatal accident that killed him on a Texas Department of Transportation decision to apply a ...more »

Victim's family sues officers for $33M
WAVY-TVDecember 7, 2011

(WAVY) - The family of the bicyclist hit by two Norfolk police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the officers on Tuesday. Last July, Donnell Earl Worsley was on his bike in the 1500 block of Brambleton Avenue, just after 1 am, ...more »

Family suing Carroll County for the wrongful death of their son at stay away camp
ABC2 NewsDecember 7, 2011

Wednesday, Noah's family and his estate will file a $12 million wrongful death lawsuit against Carroll County for what they say was neglect on the county's part to keep their son from being killed. In the lawsuit, the family says Carroll County, ...more »

Toone family settles wrongful death suit against Bugman
Salt Lake TribuneDecember 7, 2011

The family of two girls who died from pesticide poisoning nearly two years ago has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the company and employee blamed for the accident. Attorneys for Nathan and Brenda Toone's family joined with those ...more »

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