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Family, surgeon settle wrongful death suit
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Rita Fox, the widow of Louie C. Fox, filed the lawsuit on behalf of her late husband’s estate. Doctor Thomas McLeod and Highlander Surgical Group offered $850,000 in the settlement - $845,000 for wrongful death and $5,000 for the survival claim.
 
John Crawford's Family Sues Walmart, Police for Wrongful Death
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Crawford was shot by a Beavercreek police officer responding to a 911 call about a man with a gun at Walmart; Crawford was holding a BB gun that he'd found unattended in the store. A grand jury in September declined to indict the officer or his partner for the fatal shooting.
 
Wrongful death lawsuit filed against O’Bleness, OhioHealth
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Ohio Health and O'Bleness Memorial Hospital have been named in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed in Athens County Common Pleas Court after a patient died after allegedly being administered drugs he was allergic to.
 
Wrongful death suit filed against LMPD officer
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A wrongful death suit was filed against an officer who shot a man to death in September                
 
CCSD court motion blames bullied 13-year-old for her own death
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The day before the first anniversary of Hailee Lamberth’s suicide, the family of the 13-year-old who is suing the Clark County School District over the bullying she experienced was shocked by a court filing that equated Hailee’s act with “murder.”
 
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled with Host Mom for Santa Barbara’s Education First International
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The settlement is pending final documentation, but its confidential terms were agreed upon this month, nearly a year and a half after Vinura Hareen Wijesinghe drowned in the pool of Judith Cooper, a longtime Carpinteria resident and a host for EF foreign-exchange students since 2012.
 
Newtown families sue rifle manufacturer, distributor and seller for wrongful death
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The lawsuit, filed over the weekend, accuses companies of ignoring the risks of selling a military-grade weapon to civilians to gain a profit.
 
Wrongful death civil suit of 7-year-old Shane Nichols settled
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A civil lawsuit involving the wrongful death of a 7-year-old boy in the Burnt Chimney area of Franklin County has been settled. 
 
Documents: Newtown victims' parents intend to sue
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The parents of some children killed in the 2012 Newtown school shooting have filed court documents indicating they plan to file wrongful death lawsuits, but it's not clear who would be sued.
 
What's next for the Michael Brown family?
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His mother ran down the street, tears streaming down her face. His father said he was "devastated."