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Wrongful Death Archives

Avoiding a fatal workplace accident in New Hampshire

The workplace should be a safe environment for all employees, even if they work in an inherently dangerous job like construction or the emergency services. When employees go to work in the morning, they should be confident that they will return home in one piece. Here are some important tips for avoiding a workplace accident in New Hampshire.

Women faces medical sexism that's dangerous

If you're female and you develop medical problems where the cause is not immediately obvious, you're likely to experience a sort of gender bias that you wouldn't expect until you've been there. You may find that neither the doctor nor the nurses you're dealing with take your pain or symptoms seriously simply because you're female.

Is a criminal conviction required for a wrongful death case?

Your loved one was killed during what you believe was a criminal act -- a car accident intentionally caused due to road rage. The person who allegedly carried out that act goes to court. On a technicality, though, he or she is not convicted.

Wrongful death case dismissed when agreement reached

A wrongful death lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of New Hampshire has been dismissed after an agreement was reached by all parties. There are no specifics about the agreements reported, other than the fact that the case was dismissed with prejudice. That means that no one can bring the lawsuit back to court.

A woman dies admist untimely diagnosis by long-term care facility

A lawsuit has been brought against a Nashua, New Hampshire, long-term care living facility, alleging that its staff's failure to render timely care to one of its 85-year-old patients resulted in her ultimate demise. The woman had been living at the facility for a little more than a year before she was ultimately transferred to an area hospital with unrecoverable ailments including sepsis, severe dehydration and a possible stroke.

What are the most common injuries in a motorcycle accident?

A motorcycle accident is not only dangerous but potentially life-threatening. When you lose control of your motorcycle or collide with a vehicle, there are several things that could happen. You could hit the vehicle head-on, slide on the road or be thrown from your motorcycle. In each case, you face a series of significant injuries.

Children and the elderly: Awards for wrongful deaths

When an elderly person or child is killed because of negligent actions, the family of that person can file a wrongful death claim against the negligent party. One of the things to remember about these claims is that children and elderly adults are treated slightly differently by the courts. In any wrongful death case, you have to consider how much the person is worth, even though that can be a difficult thing to try to discuss.

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