Wrongful Death

Multiple dead and injured in bridge collapse at Florida International University

OPINION: I think this incident will become known as the “negligence lawsuit for the colossally stupid”. Civil engineers build a bridge over a highway in Florida and designed it to withstand Category 5 hurricanes and last for 100 years. So, once it was done they decided to test it to make sure it was good …

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Jail’s health care providers’ wrongful death lawsuits on the rise…AGAIN

Concerns Growing Over Inmates’ Medical Care; 25 Cases Flagged, Including Eight Deaths The lawsuit said doctors and nurses never gave him a proper initial exam, “never addressed his signs and symptoms” and “failed to refer him immediately for medical care.” The Manforte case is set for trial in … After inmate Peter Fraioli died of …

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Family Of Woman Who Died In Fatal Crash File Lawsuit Against CPD

Family Of Woman Who Died In Fatal Crash File Lawsuit Against CPD and the City of Chicago The family is asking police to release radio dispatch tapes, GPS mapping of location and speed, and videos that caught views of the high-speed chase of an off-duty police officer that led to the horrific crash that killed …

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Family Sues Nursing Home After Grandma Killed by Alligator

Un-friggin’-believable; sadly, you just can’t make this stuff up… Granddaughter of 90-year-old woman killed by alligator sues West Ashley nursing home CHARLESTON, S.C. A woman is suing the parent company and employees of a West Ashley nursing home, after her 90-year-old grandmother wandered off and was killed and “dismembered” by an alligator. Stephanie Walker Weaver, …

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Eye-Raising Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the News

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against American Flight Academy “As far as I’m concerned, either personally and or as the owner of the American Flight Academy,” attorney Michael Peck told. Prevalla is not personally named in the wrongful death suit against AFA, which alleges carelessness and negligence. Get the full story Wrongful death lawsuit filed against …

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High-Profile Wrongful Death Lawsuits Happening Now

Lloyd family attorney says lawsuit will proceed An attorney for the family of Odin L. Lloyd said Tuesday that their wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of Aaron Hernandez will not be derailed by a judge’s decision Tuesday to vacate his criminal conviction. Douglas K. Sheff, an attorney for … Original Boston Globe story Wrongful …

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UPDATE: High Profile Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Parents of slain Missouri girl settle wrongful death lawsuit The 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 … Click here for the original story Parents of slain Missouri girl settle wrongful-death …

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UPDATE: Wrongful Death Lawsuits in the News

2013 search warrant death suit settles for $156,250 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 … Original source Family files lawsuit in Canadian …

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