Wrongful Death. Legal news and articles for September 27 - 30, 2011

How Tainted Fruit Turned To TragedyPlaintiffs testify in Pollard trial$1.5M Settlement Reached in Deputy's Wrongful DeathVictims' families tell how tainted fruit turned to tragedyPollard takes the standWrongful Death Suit Ends in $4.2 Million Verdict.Surviving spouse files wrongful death suit in Indiana State Fair stage collapseWrongful death lawsuit filed in Escondido police shootingConrad Murray Trial for Michael Jackson Wrongful Death BeginsSiblings sue father in mother's deathSan Diego wrongful death case settled after rulingSan Diego wrongful death case settled after rulingSan Diego wrongful death case settled after rulingListeria cantaloupe outbreak: death count will continue to riseFair disaster suit could test civil-union benefits

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Wrongful Death may Involve Breach of Implied Warranty in Product Lawsuits
Law Firm Newswire (press release)September 1, 2011

She chose to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the company her husband worked for and the company that supplied the bolts for the leveling jack. “This is where the case got a bit complicated,” Ozcomert indicated. “The drill was made by Atlas Copco. ...more »

Wrongful death suit filed in 'car surfing' stunt
Chicago Sun-TimesSeptember 1, 2011

The family of a young man killed in a “car surfing” stunt this year in Crystal Lake filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the driver. Austin Watts was killed June 30 when Stephen Gallagher accelerated a vehicle while Watts was sitting on top ...more »

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How Tainted Fruit Turned To Tragedy
WISN MilwaukeeSeptember 30, 2011

Soon he had trouble breathing and collapsed on the living room floor, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Jensen Farms. Monette heard him struggling to pull himself up off the floor. She hobbled into the room with her cane and saw her ...more »

Plaintiffs testify in Pollard trial
Greenville Daily ReflectorSeptember 30, 2011

18, 2005 in his swimming pool expressed puzzlement today that his wife, a former Pitt County deputy, was never questioned by sheriff's officials, a family spokesman said at her civil wrongful death trial. Robert Sutton, brother-in law of Stacey Pollard ...more »

$1.5M Settlement Reached in Deputy's Wrongful Death
Times-Union NewspaperSeptember 30, 2011

A $1.5 million settlement was reached Thursday in a wrongful death suit involving the 2009 traffic death of Sgt. Jeff Shaw of the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department. Indianapolis attorney Roy Tabor told the Times-Union that back-and-forth ...more »

Victims' families tell how tainted fruit turned to tragedy
CNNSeptember 30, 2011

Soon he had trouble breathing and collapsed on the living room floor, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Jensen Farms. Monette heard him struggling to pull himself up off the floor. She hobbled into the room with her cane and saw her ...more »

Pollard takes the stand
Greenville Daily ReflectorSeptember 29, 2011

A former sheriff's deputy accused in a civil suit of her husband's wrongful death answered questions about her SBI interrogation, insurance money and breast augmentation today in Pitt County Superior Court. ...more »

Wrongful Death Suit Ends in $4.2 Million Verdict.
WTRFSeptember 29, 2011

Attornies in the case said the verdict shows Terri K. Hiam, 43, did not receive proper cardiac testing, leading to her death. WHEELING -- A $4.2 million verdict has been reached in a medical malpractice suit in Ohio County. Wrongful death action was ...more »

Surviving spouse files wrongful death suit in Indiana State Fair stage collapse
LGBTQ NationSeptember 29, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — In a wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday in Marion County, Indiana Superior Court, the surviving spouse of a Chicago-area lesbian couple is seeking to have the state of Indiana recognize her as legally entitled to ...more »

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in Escondido police shooting
SignOnSanDiego.comSeptember 28, 2011

The widow and two children of a man shot and killed by an Escondido police officer in March have filed a wrongful death and civil rights federal lawsuit against the city seeking $35 million in damages. Van Dinh Le, 51, was threatening to cut his throat ...more »

Conrad Murray Trial for Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Begins
Suite101.comSeptember 28, 2011

Dr. Conrad Murray is on trial for the wrongful death of pop star Michael Jackson. The Conrad Murray trial, being held in Los Angeles, California, started on September 26, 2011, and is being televised live on HLN. The first day of the trial included ...more »

Siblings sue father in mother's death
Kansas.comSeptember 28, 2011

By AP TOPEKA — The children of a slain rural Horton woman have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their father and the man who is serving a life sentence for killing her. The lawsuit filed Monday by the children of Patricia Kimmi, 58, ...more »

San Diego wrongful death case settled after ruling
Sacramento BeeSeptember 27, 2011

A wrongful death trial has ended with a confidential settlement between a security guard, his employer and the family of a man shot to death during an argument at the Vista Transit Center in September 2009. The North County Times (http://bit.ly/r2n937) ...more »

San Diego wrongful death case settled after ruling
San Francisco ChronicleSeptember 27, 2011

A wrongful death trial has ended with a confidential settlement between a security guard, his employer and the family of a man shot to death during an argument at the Vista Transit Center in September 2009. The North County Times (http://bit.ly/r2n937) ...more »

San Diego wrongful death case settled after ruling
San Jose Mercury NewsSeptember 27, 2011

A wrongful death trial has ended with a confidential settlement between a security guard, his employer and the family of a man shot to death during an argument at the Vista Transit Center in September 2009. The North County Times (http://bit.ly/r2n937) ...more »

Listeria cantaloupe outbreak: death count will continue to rise
Food Poison JournalSeptember 27, 2011

It was not clear whether that death would ultimately be counted as part of the outbreak. The CDC was expected to provide an updated count later on Tuesday. In other Listeria cantaloupe outbreak news, today we filed a wrongful death suit on behalf of ...more »

Fair disaster suit could test civil-union benefits
msnbc.comSeptember 27, 2011

A wrongful-death lawsuit filed by an Illinois woman whose partner was killed in a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair could test the boundaries of legal benefits of same-sex unions recognized in one state but not in another. ...more »

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