UPDATE: High Profile Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Parents of slain Missouri girl settle wrongful death lawsuit

http://www.kwch.com/content/news/Parents-of-slain-Missouri-girl-settle-wrongful-death-lawsuit-420745843.htmlThe parents of a 10-year-old homicide victim have settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the man charged with kidnapping, raping and killing the girl in southwest Missouri.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that court …

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Polaris Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a major ATV manufacturer after two Arizona women died last year in Utah when their ATV rolled over and caught fire.

The families of the women have brought a wrongful death lawsuit against Polaris Industries, the makers …

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Hailey Owens’ parents settle wrongful death lawsuit with Craig Wood

http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Wrongful-death-lawsuit-settlement-reached-in-death-of-Hailey-Owens-420660643.htmlSPRINGFIELD, Missouri
The mother and father of Hailey Owens settled a wrongful death lawsuit for an undisclosed amount.

The parents, Stacey Barfield and Ryan Owens, who are not married to each other, reached the settlement with Hailey’s accused …

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Third wrongful death lawsuit alleges Brius nursing home abandoned patient

https://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20170427/third-wrongful-death-lawsuit-alleges-brius-nursing-home-abandoned-patientThe Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center is named as a defendant in a March wrongful death lawsuit alleging the facility abandoned a 65-year-old blind patient with mental illness at a Eureka hotel where he died in October 2016.

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Yorkville police sued over teenager’s death in crash during pursuit

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/news/ct-abn-wrongful-death-yorkville-lawsuit-st-0426-20170427-story.htmlA south suburban family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Yorkville Police Department, saying they are at fault in the January death of a teenage girl who crashed her car while fleeing a Yorkville police officer in a residential …

Chicago Tribune report

Father of worker killed in La. containerboard mill blast files wrongful death suit

https://setexasrecord.com/stories/511109132-father-of-worker-killed-in-la-containerboard-mill-blast-files-wrongful-death-suitHOUSTON TEXAS
A blast at a Louisiana containerboard mill earlier this year has resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

In a lawsuit filed on Apr. 25 against Packaging Corp. of America in the Harris …

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Hagg Lake wrongful death lawsuit headed to Oregon Court of Appeals

https://www.pamplinmedia.com/ht/117-hillsboro-tribune-news/356064-236078-update-hagg-lake-wrongful-death-lawsuit-headed-to-oregon-court-of-appealsA Washington County Judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Washington County after a A Washington County Circuit Court judge threw out a wrongful death lawsuit this week which sought $4 million after the 2014 drowning of four people in …

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Attorney wants out of wrongful death lawsuit against Easton police

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/easton/index.ssf/2017/04/attorney_wants_out_of_wrongful.htmlAn attorney who accused an Easton police sergeant of allowing the man he shot to bleed to death and who accused the city police department of condoning the excessive use of force now wants permission to withdraw from the case.

Attorney Patrick Geckle …

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Crawford County Memorial Hospital Facing Three More Wrongful Death Lawsuits

https://www.1380kcim.com/news/2017/crawford-county-memorial-hospital-facing-three-more-wrongful-death-lawsuits/One year after reaching a $500,000 settlement in a lawsuit for the wrongful death of Carole Christiansen, who died in November 2014 after a “botched” colonoscopy, Crawford County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) in Denison has now been named in three more …

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Small Iowa hospital hit with four wrongful death suits in two years

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2017/04/25/small-iowa-hospital-hit-four-wrongful-death-suits-two-years/306456001/A small western Iowa hospital that tried last year to keep the public from learning the amount of a wrongful-death lawsuit settlement is now facing three more such suits.

Two of the lawsuits against the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison were …

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