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Portsmouth bar closes after wrongful death lawsuit filed

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.

36-year-old woman kills 65-year-old woman in pedestrian accident

When you're a pedestrian, you expect drivers to be aware of you. They should drive in accordance with the law, and they should be paying attention to the road. Failing to do these things can lead to accidents and injuries that can involve tremendous suffering.

Wrongful death cases and what you need to know

If you've lost a loved one in an accident, you may be considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit. This kind of lawsuit is important to your family, since it can help you recover costs and financial losses. Your attorney can help you get the paperwork filed, but there are some things you need to know before you arrange your case.

Don't settle for less than you deserve after medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is probably the last thing you were expecting to have to deal with when your loved one went in for a surgery or medical exam. For the most part, doctors and surgeons know what they're doing and provide the best possible care to their patients. Unfortunately, some medical providers are neglectful or distracted, and that can lead to accidents and injuries or even a wrongful death.

What kind of negligence system does Florida have?

When you're in a car accident in Florida, you need to follow the laws in respect to how you respond. If you're hurt or someone else at the scene is hurt, you need to call for emergency medical care. Once the police, emergency workers, and potentially even the fire department is on the way, you can start worrying about caring for victims if you're able.

Negligence and a wrongful death? You can make a claim

Living on after the wrongful death of a loved one can be difficult for you and your family. You may have just lost a mother, father, sister, brother or spouse; you could have lost a child or an aunt or uncle. The feelings you have right now are likely to be overwhelming, but you still need to consider if you want to discuss a wrongful death claim with your attorney. These claims can be limited with the statute of limitations, so if you don't step forward quickly, you could lose the right to seek compensation for the loss you've suffered.

Driver strikes, kills motorcyclist after drinking and driving

When you're on your motorcycle, you expect people to be aware of your presence. You shouldn't have to worry about a drunk driver striking you or a family member, causing fatal wounds. Sometimes, other people don't think about your safety, though, and in those cases, you can usually seek compensation for the damage that has been done. Money won't bring back your loved one, but it can help stabilize the situation and prevent you from going into debt. If you've been in this situation, then you probably already understand what the family of this motorcyclist, who was killed after a man who had allegedly been drinking heavily struck him, is going through.

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