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Wrongful Death Suit Filed by Bicyclist’s Family

The family of a 19-year-old who was hit and killed by truck while riding his bicycle last year in Ohio has filed a wrongful death suit against the driver who struck him. The bicyclist was struck at approximately 55 mph and dragged for about 150 feet under the truck. Witnesses state that the at-fault driver… Read More »

Bus Driver Charged After Death of Autistic Man

The driver of a bus which an autistic man was left alone on was charged with a felony count of dependent adult abuse. The young man was found on the floor of a parked bus which had all of the windows closed and the temperature was near 90 degrees that day. The young man rode… Read More »

Family Files Lawsuit Against Care Company After Man Found Dead

The family of an elderly man who died after he fell and was bitten by ants before staff of the assisted living center he lived at found him hours later has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit allegations include wrongful death, elder abuse, professional negligence and falsely advertising their services. The elderly man reportedly… Read More »

Mother of Murdered Woman Files Wrongful death Lawsuit Against Murderer

The mother of a murdered Minnesota woman is suing her murderer for wrongful death. The woman’s husband has been convicted of second degree murder and is currently serving a 27 ½ year prison sentence. The deceased woman’s mother is looking to recover damages from her former son-in-law. It is believed that the woman’s husband killed… Read More »

Estate of Man Pushed Out of Window Seeks Damages in Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

The estate of an Oklahoma man who was killed after being pushed into a 25th-floor window in 2011 is suing the owner of the building, management company and glass company who installed the window for damages, alleging the glass of window failed causing the man to fall to his death. The man died after his… Read More »

State to Pay $2.5 Million to Family of Prisoner Who Died of Thirst

North Carolina officials will pay a $2.5 million settlement to the family of a former prisoner who suffered from a mental illness and died of dehydration last year, five days after he was put into solitary confinement in handcuffs. The man was found dead March 12, 2014 after he was transported to Central Prison in… Read More »

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Lexington Restaurant

The family of a Davie County man who died after getting sick from food served at a restaurant in Lexington, North Carolina has decided to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The suit was officially announced Friday, July 10. The victim was a 94-year-old man who died from acute renal failure after contracting Salmonella poisoning from… Read More »

Who Has the Right to Sue for Wrongful Death in NC?

The unexpected death of a loved one may be a confusing and difficult time for the entire family. In the midst of all this, it can be very easy to overlook the financial realities that the loss of a loved one can bring. Even for those who were not directly dependent upon the deceased for… Read More »

Unattended Three-Month-Old Dies in Van

Although it is early autumn, North Carolina weather is still mild. Warm weather and a closed car may have led to the death of a three-month old boy in a shopping center parking lot.  In early October, 911 dispatchers received a call from a man trying to help the infant. Found strapped in his car… Read More »

Moving On After a Workplace Death

Michael Scott Wyatt died on the job in June while cutting down a tree in Stanley, NC. The 35-year-old Wyatt was employed by Dustin Ellis Logging based in Lincoln County at the time of his death. Wyatt’s death was an accident: the tree he was cutting down hit him and pinned him underneath. Wyatt was… Read More »

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