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Firms Involved in Building Work on London’s Grenfell Tower Take No Blame for 2017 Fire

Firms involved in building work on London tower bloc that caught fire have sidestepped any responsibility for the 2017 tragedy that killed 72 people, a lawyer for the inquiry said. As the second phase of an inquiry into the Grenfell …

Ohio Doctor Facing Murder Charge Sues Over Coverage for Legal Costs

The Ohio doctor charged with murder in the deaths of 25 hospital patients is suing his former employer’s parent company for not covering his criminal defense costs, as it has in dozens of related civil cases. William Husel’s federal lawsuit …

Ohio Hospital Settles More Lawsuits Related to Doctor Accused in Opioid Deaths

The Ohio hospital that employed a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving often fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of sick patients said on Aug. 27 it has settled two wrongful death lawsuits for a total …

Lawsuit Filed for ‘Defective’ Products Linked to London’s Grenfell Tower Fire Disaster

Three U.S. companies have been slapped with a wrongful death and products liability lawsuit for manufacturing products linked to London’s Grenfell tower fire. The fire, which has been called the worst UK residential fire since the 2nd World War, killed …

Ohio Hospital Reports 48 Nurses, Pharmacists Over Dosages, Deaths

The Ohio hospital system where an intensive-care doctor is accused of ordering painkiller overdoses for dozens of patients has put more employees on leave and changed key leaders at the hospital where nearly all those deaths occurred. Mount Carmel Health …

New Suits Filed Over Pain Meds Given to Near-Death Patients in Ohio

An Ohio man said on Jan. 16 he was stunned to learn of allegations that his wife’s hospital death last year was caused by a doctor’s order for a fatal dose of pain medication. David Austin said he called an …

Family of ‘Voice’ Contestant Killed in Florida to Refile Suit Against Venue

An attorney for the family of singer Christina Grimmie says he will refile an amended wrongful death lawsuit against the promoter and venue where “The Voice” contestant was fatally shot. Attorney Brian Caplan said Tuesday that Grimmie’s family will file …

Ex-Astronaut Sued for Wrongful Death of Two Girls in Alabama Crash

The families of two girls who were killed in a DUI crash involving a former NASA astronaut in rural west Alabama have filed wrongful-death lawsuits in state and federal courts. Authorities have said 11-year-old Niomi James and 13-year-old Jayla Parler …

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Limits Upheld in Missouri

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that caps on how much money someone can win in a wrongful death lawsuit do not violate the constitution. The decision says a person’s right to a jury trial in those cases is not …