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.
The family of Michael Brown has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, the officer who shot and killed the teen and the Ferguson police chief.
The mother of a 41-year-old man shot and killed by police in Haverhill, New Hampshire, has refiled a wrongful death lawsuit against the city. The case was filed in federal court for the District of New Hampshire.
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 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.
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.
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.
A wrongful death suit and other serious charges are being brought against an event operator based out of Florida, nearly a year after a tragic accident at the Lancaster Fairgrounds claimed several lives.
For families dealing with the loss of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can be a way to seek out compensation and to make sure no one else suffers in the way their family member did. In this case, the owners of a restaurant and bar were named as defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit, because an attack that happened at the facility left a man dead.
If you want to file a lawsuit against someone for the death of a loved one, you may have some questions. Here are a few commonly asked questions and the answers that can help you moving forward.