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Lawsuit: Gwinnett apartment complex responsible for bystander’s death
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A wrongful death lawsuit filed this week contends a Gwinnett apartment complex is liable for the death of a man who died from a stray bullet there because the complex didn’t provide adequate security despite a history of crime on the property.
 
7th death blamed on 2013 Philly building collapse
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of a truck driver who died of heart disease weeks after he survived a deadly building collapse in Philadelphia filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday linking his death to the catastrophe.
 
Lawsuit filed over drowning death of Justice boy
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The estate of a 6-year-old Justice boy who drowned while swimming at a Bridgeview swimming pool last month has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the villages of Bridgeview and Justice and their respective park districts. The suit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by Andrzej Kolodziej, who was appointed as an administrator of the estate of Michal Duda. The suit claims the ...
 
Wrongful-death suitsfiled against DCFS
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The families of two deceased girls have filed wrongful-death lawsuits against the state’s child-welfare agency alleging officials missed obvious warning signs that the children had been placed with other relatives in abusive households. The mother and maternal grandfather of 8-year-old Gizzell Ford — whom prosecutors say had been tortured in a garbage-strewn home on Chicago’s West Side before ...
 
Lawsuits, claims against Phoenix VA released
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The US Department of Veterans Affairs received nearly 200 claims of wrongful death or injury at the Phoenix VA Medical Center since 2004.
 
Amherst County murder victim's family files wrongful death lawsuit
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The family of an Amherst County murder victim is suing the man accused of killing her.
 
Seventh Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed As A Result Of June 5, 2013 Philadelphia Market St. Building Collapse
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PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A seventh wrongful death complaint has been filed as a result of the fatally flawed June 5, 2013 Market Street building collapse that leveled the adjoining, occupied Salvation Army Thrift Store at the corner of 22nd & Market, according to attorneys for the estate of Danny C. Johnson. Jeffrey P. Goodman, of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett ...
 
Judge dismisses civil suit against Cincy PD
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A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a 2011 officer-involved shooting death near Fountain Square.
 
Wrongful Death Complaint Seeks Closure Of Dangerous New Jersey North Wildwood Beach
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NORTH WILDWOOD, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The July 2012 drowning death of a 54-year-old father of four from suburban Philadelphia was entirely foreseeable and preventable had local authorities prohibited access to the deadly section of hazardous North Wildwood beach with a history of drownings due to beach instability and rip currents, according to a lawsuit filed today in ...
 
Ian Mulgrew: Victims of Woodlands School stiffed by archaic law
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The provincial government has hidden behind B.C.’s archaic wrongful death law to avoid compensating families of victims of abuse at the infamous Woodlands School. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Lauri Ann Fenlon says Victoria was following long-settled, if unloved, law by stiffing them.