What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice?
JD Supra (press release)December 20, 2012
However, this time limit may be extended if the victim's family did not realize malpractice had been committed at the time of the death. These are questions for a professional Sacramento wrongful death attorney to answer. Even if you have been told you ...more »
Santa Fe Nursing Home Sued for Wrongful Death
CisionWire (press release)December 20, 2012
A lawsuit was filed against Casa Real Nursing Home in Santa Fe for allegedly causing the wrongful death of 85-year old woman who died there due to infected bed sores. The New Mexican reports that the woman was admitted to Christus St. Vincent ...more »
Wrongful-death lawsuit filed for teen's suicide at detention center : News-crime
Lincoln Journal StarDecember 20, 2012
The father of a 16-year-old boy who hanged himself while in custody at the Lancaster County Youth Services Center has filed a lawsuit against the county and five unnamed employees, accusing them of deliberate indifference to the teen's mental illness ...more »
Three North Port families file wrongful death suit against Sarasota School ...
WTSP 10 NewsDecember 20, 2012
SARASOTA, Florida -- Three North Port Families are suing the Sarasota School Board in a wrongful death lawsuit for the deaths of three teenagers. Two of the teens, Wesley McKinley, 16, and Brittany Palumbo, 17, committed suicide. A third student ...more »
Judge sets trial date for Gillette wrongful death suit - Boston News, New ...
WHDH-TVDecember 19, 2012
There was legal posturing in the Dedham courtroom where Robert Kraft and companies is expected to face a wrongful death suit involving a double-fatal accident that killed driver, Alexa Latteo and her passenger, Debra Davis. “The only one who hasn't ...more »
Man files wrongful death suit on behalf of daughter
Marinscope Community NewspapersDecember 19, 2012
Busch's complaint seeks damages for wrongful death, property damage, funeral and memorial expenses, survival damages, punitive or exemplary damages and damages for the pre-death pain of suffering of his daughter. Busch also is demanding a jury trial.more »
Expressing concern: India disappointed over ISI's immunity in US civil suit
The Express TribuneDecember 19, 2012
The US State Department filed the statement in the Eastern District Court of New York, in response to a wrongful death suit brought by the American relatives of the victims of 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. In response to media queries, the spokesperson ...more »
Rush City prison medical contractor sued
Minneapolis Star TribuneDecember 19, 2012
The private contractor that provides medical care in Minnesota prisons has been sued for wrongful death in the case of an inmate who died from seizure complications in 2010 at the prison in Rush City. The suit, filed in federal court in Minneapolis ...more »
Police Blotter: Man Sentenced in Wrongful Death Suit of Monmouth County ...
Toms River NewsDecember 18, 2012
TRENTON–A Monmouth County, N.J., man was sentenced today to 41 months in prison for driving his car while impaired by the sleep medication Ambien, causing the death of Donald Merce in a head-on collision, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.more »
Wrongful Death: What It Is And How to Prove It | Berry, Sahradnik, Kotzas ...
JD Supra (press release)December 18, 2012
When someone dies as a direct result of the negligence or reckless actions of another, this loss of life is a wrongful death. The most common causes of wrongful death acts include careless driving, assault or murder, as well as workplace accidents ...more »
Plaintiffs to appeal watercraft wrongful death verdict » Archive » Anna Maria ...
The Anna Maria IslanderDecember 18, 2012
19, Faddis said an appellate lawyer has been retained for the appeal in the wrongful death case. A week after the verdict, the plaintiff's attorneys filed motions seeking a new trial and 12th Judicial Circuit Judge Diana Moreland's recusal from further ...more »
Teen's family files wrongful death suit: Joseph Meram fell to his death at ...
10NewsDecember 18, 2012
SAN DIEGO - In the next two weeks, a federal magistrate judge will decide if a wrongful death suit can move forward. The family of 16-year-old Joseph Meram filed the suit after the teenager fell to his death last summer at Cedar Creek Falls in Ramona.more »
Wrongful death suit filed in death of Border Patrol agent
NewYorkInjuryNews (press release)December 18, 2012
Phoenix – A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in the death of a Border Patrol agent in connection with the controversial “gunwalking” operation “Fast and Furious.” As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the family of Agent Brian Terry, who was ...more »
Wrongful death suit filed over fatal truck accident on US 59 in Polk County
Southeast Texas RecordDecember 17, 2012
LUFKIN – The parents of a deceased 24 year old have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the trucking company whose truck driver caused a fatal vehicle collision by allegedly failing to yield the right of way. Pedro Reyes and Julita Reyes ...more »
What Types of Damages Can Be Recovered In a Wrongful Death Case?
JD Supra (press release)December 17, 2012
Wrongful death attorneys handle cases in which someone has been killed through the negligent actions of another party. These types of cases can include death by car accident, motorcycle accident, industrial accident, or a number of other scenarios.more »