UPDATE: Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the News

2013 search warrant death suit settles for $156,250

https://www.chillicothegazette.com/story/news/local/2017/03/28/2013-search-warrant-death-lawsuit-settles-156k-krystal-barrows-police-involved-shooting-brett-mcknight/99733820/McKnight and the sheriff’s office were named in the wrongful death suit along with Sheriff George Lavender and the County Risk Sharing Authority of Ohio.

According to the settlement, all parties maintained denial of any liability for Barrows’ death …

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Family of Canadian filmmaker who died during dive files wrongful-death lawsuit

https://www.local10.com/news/family-of-canadian-filmmaker-who-died-during-dive-files-wrongful-death-lawsuitCORAL GABLES, FLORIDA
The family of a Canadian filmmaker who died while diving in the Florida Keys earlier this year is suing the dive company and its owner for negligence.

An attorney for the family of Rob Stewart held a news conference Tuesday morning …

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Fiancée of man killed by Smyrna Police sues for wrongful death

https://www.cbs46.com/story/35014257/fiancee-of-man-killed-by-smyrna-police-sues-for-wrongful-deathThe fiancee of a man killed by Smyrna Police is suing the department for wrongful death and the subsequent cover up of the facts leading to his death.

The federal lawsuit names the City of Smyrna, Smyrna Police Officer Kenneth Owens, Cobb District …

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Apple Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

FaceTime was cited in a lawsuit as a factor in the death of a 5-year-old girl in a car accident on I-35 in Texas.

A California couple has filed a wrongful lawsuit against Apple alleging that the company’s …

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Wrongful death lawsuit filed against city of Torrance, police chief

https://www.dailybreeze.com/general-news/20170328/wrongful-death-lawsuit-filed-against-city-of-torrance-police-chiefLOS ANGELES
A lawsuit was filed against Torrance today on behalf of the only child of a 39-year-old woman who was…

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Marquise Jones wrongful death trial underway

https://foxsanantonio.com/news/local/marquise-jones-wrongful-death-trial-underway-03-27-2017His family says he did not, and they continue to seek justice by suing both the city of San Antonio and the San Antonio Police Department for wrongful death.

Our cameras are not allowed in the federal courthouse, but we learned during opening …

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Settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit of Franks in Kandiyohi County

https://www.wctrib.com/news/local/4240857-settlement-reached-wrongful-death-lawsuit-franks-kandiyohi-countyThe wrongful death civil lawsuit was filed in February 2016, seeking $100,000 in damages and alleging Gingery operated his vehicle in a negligent manner.

Gingery had been on his way to a job as an electrician at an oil refinery.

He told authorities he …

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Cottage Pays $600,000 in Flesh-Eating Bacteria Wrongful-Death Suit

https://www.independent.com/news/2017/mar/25/cottage-pays-600000-flesh-eating-bacteria-wrongful/The three teenage children of a 43-year-old woman who suddenly died from a flesh-eating-bacteria infection settled a wrongful death case last month with Cottage hospital for $600,000.

The plaintiffs claimed Emergency Room doctors acted negligently when …

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Wrongful Death Suit Targets Drug Prescribing Practices

https://www.njlawjournal.com/id=1202782074994/Wrongful-Death-Suit-Targets-Drug-Prescribing-PracticesA wrongful death suit was filed Thursday in Middlesex County Superior Court against a drug company linked to a scheme to pay kickbacks to doctors who prescribed its powerful opioid drug.

Insys Therapeutics of Chandler, Arizona, is a defendant in the …

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Four MPD officers sued in wrongful death case

https://www.fox13memphis.com/top-stories/four-mpd-officers-sued-in-wrongful-death-case/505472026MEMPHIS, Tenn.
Four Memphis police officers are being sued by the family of Alexio Allen, shot and killed by a Memphis cop one year ago on March 23, 2016.

Allen’s family told 911 operators he was having a mental health issue at the time and needed …

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Case Western Reserve University fraternity settles Willoughby Hills plane crash wrongful death case

https://www.news-herald.com/general-news/20170324/case-western-reserve-university-fraternity-settles-willoughby-hills-plane-crash-wrongful-death-caseWestern Reserve University fraternity settles Willoughby Hills plane crash wrongful death case.

An airplane crashed shortly after takeoff late Aug. 25, 2014, from Cuyahoga County Airport, killing all four occupants.

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Loudoun Settles $3.35M Wrongful Death Lawsuit for $10K

https://loudounnow.com/2017/03/24/loudoun-settles-3-35m-wrongful-death-lawsuit-for-10k/The county has settled a $3.35 million wrongful death suit against Fire-Rescue Chief W. Keith Brower for $10,000, bringing to a close a nearly four-year court battle.

The case stems from a conflict between professional crew and the now-defunct …

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Family files wrongful death claim against city of Lemoore after man dies in police custody

https://abc30.com/news/family-files-wrongful-death-claim-against-city-of-lemoore-after-man-dies-in-police-custody/1815854/Hill stood beside her attorneys during a press conference Thursday, announcing they have filed a claim against the city for wrongful death.

“We think the conduct of the officers is what led up to and caused Mr. Hills death,” said Neil Gehlawat, attorney

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