Wrongful Death. Legal news and articles for February 6 - 8, 2012

Wrongful death suit filed in vehicle-pedestrian accidentWrongful death suit filed over December fatality when pedestrian hit by ...Cincinnati bus company pays $5M, settles death suitPhil Spector Victim's Mother Settles Wrongful Death SuitWrongful Death Resulted from Equipment in the Middle of the Road Says ...Stewart family sues apartment complexStudent Killed in Bus Accident; Wrongful Death Lawsuit SettledFamily files claim in Yuba County Taser deathBus Company Settles Wrongful Death SuitCypress physicians named in wrongful death suitSlain MTSU basketball player's family adds apartment complex, management ...Galveston suit over beach house fall dismissedWrongful death suit says wreck caused by truck driver on cell phonePhil Spector settles wrongful death lawsuit with Lana Clarkson's motherSettlement reached in student's death

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Jury: CHP was at fault
Stockton RecordFebruary 1, 2012

A civil jury found the CHP liable for battery and wrongful death Tuesday after deliberating for four days. "I'm ecstatic. Now it will let everybody know that Joey wasn't some hoodlum these officers shot," said Pinasco's aunt, Sandy Pinasco, ...more »

CHP loses $2 million lawsuit in Stockton shooting death
Modesto BeeFebruary 6, 2012

A civil jury found the CHP liable for battery and wrongful death last week after deliberating for four days. "I'm ecstatic. Now it will let everybody know that Joey wasn't some hoodlum these officers shot," said Pinasco's aunt, Sandy Pinasco.more »

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Wrongful death suit filed in vehicle-pedestrian accident
Mason City Globe GazetteFebruary 8, 2012

MASON CITY - A lawsuit has been filed against a Swaledale man involved in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian accident on a Minnesota highway in April 2010. LeighAnne Kerr and Jason E. Shadle, both from Iowa, have filed the lawsuit against Robert M. Schmitz of ...more »

Wrongful death suit filed over December fatality when pedestrian hit by ...
al.com (blog)February 7, 2012

By Eric Velasco -- The Birmingham News BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The estate of a man who was killed in December when he was struck by a Birmingham police car filed a wrongful death suit against the city today. The suit contends the police officer driving ...more »

Cincinnati bus company pays $5M, settles death suit
Cincinnati.comFebruary 7, 2012

A Cincinnati-based school bus company paid $5 million Monday to settle a wrongful death lawsuit in Missouri where one of the drivers for First Student drove a bus over and killed a teen. The Missouri case alleged a 23-year-old First Student bus driver ...more »

Phil Spector Victim's Mother Settles Wrongful Death Suit
RTT NewsFebruary 7, 2012

(RTTNews) - The mother of actress Lana Clarkson, who was murdered by producer Phil Spector, has settled a wrongful death suit against the latter nine years after Lana was shot to death in the foyer of Spector's mansion. "Donna Clarkson is pleased and ...more »

Wrongful Death Resulted from Equipment in the Middle of the Road Says ...
Law Firm Newswire (press release)February 7, 2012

Southfield, MI (Law Firm Newswire) February 7, 2012 – When logging equipment falls off a truck while crossing a bridge, the results are deadly. “There was no way to avoid the inevitable in this accident,” said Darren Monroe of Litigation Funding ...more »

Stewart family sues apartment complex
The Daily News JournalFebruary 7, 2012

MURFREESBORO — The family of slain MTSU basketball star Tina Stewart has added Raiders Crossing Apartments and its management company to the $20 million wrongful death lawsuit it filed against Shanterrica Madden earlier this year.more »

Student Killed in Bus Accident; Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled
fox4kc.comFebruary 7, 2012

“I had been waiting on an apology, I had been waiting for them to say, 'We're responsible for your son's death,' and today, they finally said that,” Blasi said. A spokesperson for the Cinncinatti-based company sent FOX 4 a statement saying “The company ...more »

Family files claim in Yuba County Taser death
Appeal-DemocratFebruary 7, 2012

By Ben van der Meer/ADbvandermeer The family of a Linda man who died last year after being Tased by Yuba County Sheriff's deputies has filed a wrongful death claim against the sheriff's department and Yuba County for $500000.more »

Bus Company Settles Wrongful Death Suit
KMBC Kansas CityFebruary 7, 2012

A bus company has taken responsibility for its role in the death of a teenager in St. Joseph 15 months ago. Mason Adams was hit by the bus as used a crosswalk in November 2010. The driver was rushing to get ready for the route that morning and didn't ...more »

Cypress physicians named in wrongful death suit
Ultimate CyFairFebruary 6, 2012

Tracy Windrum, individually and on behalf of the estate of her deceased husband Lancer Windrum, filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Feb. 3 in Harris County District Court against Cypress physicians Victor Kareh and Harpaul Gill, as well as North Cypress ...more »

Slain MTSU basketball player's family adds apartment complex, management ...
The Daily News JournalFebruary 6, 2012

MURFREESBORO — The family of slain MTSU basketball star Tina Stewart has added Raiders Crossing Apartments and its management company to the $20 million wrongful death lawsuit it filed against Shanterrica Madden earlier this year.more »

Galveston suit over beach house fall dismissed
Southeast Texas RecordFebruary 6, 2012

GALVESTON - The plaintiffs in a wrongful death suit stemming from a Port Arthur fireman's fall from a Crystal Beach beach house balcony last year have recently submitted a notice to non-suit without prejudice. Kalyn Layton, who represents the estate of ...more »

Wrongful death suit says wreck caused by truck driver on cell phone
Southeast Texas RecordFebruary 6, 2012

Sandra Suzanne Ward, individually, and Rachel Ramirez, individually and as representative of the Estate of TAR, filed the wrongful death lawsuit against Drive Logistics Ltd. and Mark N. Simard on Jan. 27 in the Eastern District of Texas, ...more »

Phil Spector settles wrongful death lawsuit with Lana Clarkson's mother
NME.comFebruary 6, 2012

Phil Spector has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the mother of murder victim Lana Clarkson, according to reports. BBC News says that the music producer, who was convicted for murdering Clarkson in 2003 two years ago, has reached an agreement ...more »

Settlement reached in student's death
News-Press NowFebruary 6, 2012

A civil trial in the death of a Lafayette High School student was averted Monday as the parties appeared to settle the case. Jury selection began Monday in Buchanan County Circuit Court in the wrongful death trial involving the 2010 accident that ...more »

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