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Wrongful Death

Man Jailed For Unpaid Traffic Ticket Suffers 'Excruciating' Death In Cell: Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player The family of David Stojcevski, a 32-year-old man from Roseville, Michigan, who die...

An Unprecedented Settlement: Pass It on

Elaine Williams | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Elaine Williams

Hearing about Audrie Pott's suicide (that was linked to being assaulted and humiliated) was heartbreaking and only fueled me to go out and preach prevention and awareness more.

Suing Cruise Ship Doctors for Medical Malpractice

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Spencer Aronfeld

Holding cruise ship doctors and nurses accountable for medical mistakes has been nearly impossible for injured passengers because for decades cruise lines have been insulated from legal liability when passengers receive inadequate or negligent medical care from the ship's doctors and nurses.

David Lohr

Woman Who Wasn't Dead Died Trying To Escape Morgue Freezer, Lawsuit Alleges | David Lohr | Posted 04.04.2014 | Crime

A California family who claims a loved one was prematurely declared dead, and then "frozen alive" while trying to escape a morgue freezer, has filed a...

Family Of Brooklyn Woman Who Died In Police Custody Sues City

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.23.2013 | New York

The family of Kyam Livingston, a 37-year-old mother of two who died in police custody this past July, is suing New York City and the NYPD, The New Yor...

Katherine Jackson's Quest for Answers in Suit Against AEG

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

Katherine Jackson testified that her son, Michael Jackson, took care of her every need. Her two day, tearful averment conveyed her shock and disbelie...

Blame State of Florida for Zimmerman Verdict

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

The facts are clear here: (1) the State of Florida told him he could possess a gun; (2) the State of Florida told him that he could carry that firearm concealed; and (3) the State of Florida told him that he could use that gun in self-defense if he believed, again, he was in fear of great bodily harm or death.

Family Of National Guardsman Killed By NYPD To Sue City

| Posted 04.23.2013 | New York

By Paul DeBenedetto, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer QUEENS — The family of Noel Polanco, the unarmed National Guardsman who was shot and killed last y...

Trymaine Lee

Insurance Company Disputing Claim By Trayvon Martin's Mom | Trymaine Lee | Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

Trayvon Martin’s mother is being sued by an insurance company trying to absolve itself from any liability in the teen’s death, according to an att...

Jillian Berman

Family Claims JPMorgan Chase Foreclosure Caused Retired Minister's Death | Jillian Berman | Posted 07.06.2012 | Business

A Texas woman is suing JPMorgan Chase, claiming that the bank’s eviction caused the heart attack of her husband, a retired minister. Wanda Jo En...

Family Sues 75-Year-Old Neighbor For Allegedly Killing 13-Year-Old Boy

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime

MILWAUKEE — The family of a 13-year-old boy who was fatally shot outside his Milwaukee home has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the 75-ye...

Family Wins $1.3 Million Settlement In Drug Suspect's Wrongful Death Case

Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

The family of a man who died after swallowing drugs during an arrest last summer was awarded a $1.3 million wrongful death settlement Wednesday, with ...

New York City Settles Lawsuit Over 50-Bullet Shooting Of Unarmed Man On His Wedding Day

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The city of New York has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal 50-bullet police shooti...

Brittany Murphy Wrongful Death Suit: Husband Simon Monjack Says Warner Brothers 'Killed Her'

Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Daily Beast has learned that Simon Monjack, the much-maligned husband of Brittany Murphy, is only days away from filing a wrongful-death action ag...