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Family Of Bicyclist Killed In San Francisco Files Suit

The family of a 24-year-old woman hit by a truck and killed while riding her bike in San Francisco has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Bay Area food distributor and its truck driver. KGO-TV reported the initial police …

Mom Sues Monster Over Teen’s Death in California

The mother of a teenager who died from cardiac arrhythmia last year is blaming his death on Corona, Calif.-based Monster Beverage Corp., alleging in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that his death was caused by habitually drinking the company’s energy drink. …

Suit Filed Over Southern California Border Patrol Chase Death

The parents of a man who died when his car burst into flames during a Border Patrol chase in San Diego County is suing the government for wrongful death. Twenty-five-year-old Alex Martin of Texas died in March of 2012. Authorities …

Family Sues Over Colorado Woman’s Death In Reality TV Project

The survivors of a woman killed during the production of a reality TV show pilot have filed a wrongful death and negligence lawsuit against Discovery Communications Inc. and Anthropic Productions Corp. Terry Flanell’s husband and daughter filed the lawsuit last …

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Utah Police Agency

The family of a young woman fatally shot by West Valley City police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the officers involved and the former police chief. Danielle Willard’s parents filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in …

Judge Upholds $23M Award in California Bed Sore Death

A Sacramento judge has upheld a $23 million jury award over the bed sore death of a woman at a Northern California assisted living facility. The Sacramento Bee reported the judge on Monday also awarded $4.3 million in legal costs …

Jury Awards $8.8M in Southern Calif. Police Killing

A jury has awarded $8.8 million to the family of a robber who was shot and killed by a police officer east of Los Angeles in Culver City. The Los Angeles Times reported a federal jury issued the verdict on …

California Parents Win $7.7M In Daughter’s Wrongful Death

A jury has awarded $7.7 million to the parents of a woman diagnosed with schizophrenia who died during a scuffle with her caregivers. The sum announced Friday after five days of deliberation was significantly larger than the $5 million Lauren …

Wrongful Death Claims Kept Open in Colorado Shootings

A federal judge on Wednesday declined to dismiss wrongful death and liability claims filed against the company that owns the Colorado movie theater where 12 people were shot to death last summer. Cinemark USA filed a motion in federal court …

New Mexico Judge To Decide $14 Million ‘Lizard Man’ Suit

A federal judge says he will render a verdict as soon as possible in the $14 million wrongful death suit filed by the family of a samurai sword-wielding man shot and killed by a Las Cruces Police officer. The Las …