UPDATE: Wrongful Death Lawsuits Around The Country This Week

Mentally ill Bronx man killed by police Taser ignites wrongful death lawsuit against cop and NYPD

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/mentally-ill-man-killed-nypd-taser-ignites-wrongful-death-suit-article-1.3502971The family of a mentally ill Bronx man who died after a cop subdued him with a stun gun will file a wrongful death suit against the NYPD and the officer who used the device.

The state attorney general’s office has already indicated that it would not …

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Timeline in murder case against ex St. Louis police officer

A St. Louis judge ruled Friday that former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley is not guilty in the 2011 death of Anthony Lamar Smith.

A timeline of events leading up to the ruling…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against The Boy Scouts of America

https://www.legalreader.com/wrongful-death-lawsuit-filed-against-the-boy-scouts/For many parents, the thought of losing a child is almost too much to bear.

Unfortunately for two parents in Texas, John and Copper Comita, they’ve had to face every parent’s worst nightmare and filed a wrongful death lawsuit as a result.

Their lawsuit …

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Trial Begins In Wrongful Death Lawsuit Of U Of O Student

https://www.kxl.com/trial-begins-wrongful-death-lawsuit-u-o-student/EUGENE, Oregon
Trial has begun in the civil lawsuit filed by the mother of Lauren Jones, a University of Oregon student who died during a meningococcal outbreak in 2015.

During opening statements Wednesday, attorney Dave Miller told jurors that …

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Widow claims aircraft upgrades played a role in husband’s death

http://www.ktuu.com/content/news/In-wrongful-death-lawsuit-widow-blames-Alaska-lodge-aircraft-modifications--444065463.htmlANCHORAGE, ALASKA
The widow of a Pennsylvania dentist has sued Rainbow King Lodge and the provider of popular aircraft modifications, claiming they are responsible for killing her husband in a 2015 plane crash.

The wrongful death suit targets the …

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Family of Sachem East Football Player Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

https://www.legalreader.com/family-of-sachem-east-football-player-files-wrongful-death-lawsuit/According to the claim, Ancharski-Mileto said the school district and football club’s “negligence and carelessness” were the reason behind the accident that claimed her son’s life.

But what happened?

Well, the accident took place at a summer football …

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Abuse allegations, arrests mount at state mental hospital

https://www.redbluffdailynews.com/article/zz/20170917/NEWS/170919265HARTFORD, Connecticut
At Connecticut’s only maximum-security psychiatric hospital, staff members put a diaper on a patient’s head, threw food at him, poured water over him, put salt in his coffee, kicked him and placed a mop on his head after cleaning a floor, according to a state report.

Thirty-one staff members at the Whiting Forensic Division hospital in Middletown have been suspended, and nine have been arrested.

More arrests are expected, police say, and calls are pouring in with more allegations of misconduct and abuse, according to a state lawmaker who is calling for legislative hearings.

Current and former staff members, as well as patients’ relatives, are alleging abuse of other patients and staff wrongdoing, she said.

“It’s really incomprehensible that this could happen in this day and age,” said Sen…

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Adrian Jones’ family files wrongful death lawsuit

https://www.kctv5.com/story/36264189/adrian-jones-family-files-wrongful-death-lawsuitA new $25 million lawsuit has been filed in the death of Adrian Jones, a 7-year-old boy who was horribly abused.

His body was fed to pigs to cover up the crime.

His father and stepmother are both in prison for his abuse and death.

When Adrian’s …

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Hernandez estate loses bid to move wrongful death suits to Bristol County

https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/08/31/aaron-hernandez-estate-loses-bid-move-wrongful-death-lawsuits-bristol-county/jZphRb6tves8o7LucrlW2O/story.htmlThe estate of Aaron Hernandez has suffered a setback in a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the families of two alleged victims of the former New England Patriots star.

In a recent ruling, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas H. Wilkins denied a motion …

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