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Mother of 11-Year-Old Who Died in Texas Freeze Sues Power Companies for $100M

The mother of an 11-year-old boy who died after they lost electricity and heat in their Texas mobile home during last week’s freeze has filed a $100 million lawsuit against two power companies for gross negligence. Maria Pineda said the …

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against NRA, Gunmaker, Shooter Over Synagogue Attack

The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s inflammatory rhetoric led to the violence. Marc Simon, the son of Sylvan and Bernice Simon, filed …

Electrical Spark Likely Caused Deadly Houston Blast, ATF Says

An electrical spark likely ignited a gas leak that led to a massive explosion in Houston last week, killing two workers, injuring 20 others and damaging hundreds of buildings, law enforcement officials said. Highly flammable propylene gas started leaking in …

Family of Oregon Cyclist Files $32.5M Wrongful Death Suit

The family of a central Oregon woman killed while on her bicycle has filed a $32.5 million wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of a pickup who has also been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death. KTVZ-TV reported …

First Lawsuit Filed in Arizona Helicopter Tour Crash

The parents of a British tourist who died after the Grand Canyon sightseeing helicopter he was in crashed filed the first wrongful death lawsuit related to last month’s crash. The complaint filed in Clark County District Court in Nevada accused …

Mother of “The Walking Dead” Stuntman Killed on Georgia Set Files Wrongful Death Suit

The mother of a stuntman who fell to his death on the set of “The Walking Dead” in Georgia has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the show’s network and other parties, saying unreasonably low budgets led to inadequate safety …

Judge Says No New Defendants in Wrongful Death Suit in Iowa

The family of a Des Moines, Iowa woman who died of a prescription-drug overdose is appealing a judge’s rejection of their motion seeking to name the doctor’s former health system as defendants. Brandy Stoutenberg’s relatives originally blamed Dr. Daniel Baldi …

Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Washington Nursing Home

A nursing home in Marysville, Wash has again been accused of giving a patient inadequate care that resulted in death. The Daily Herald reported an Edmonds lawyer has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Marysville Care Center in connection to …

Utah Court Tosses $3M Verdict in Prescription Drug Overdose Suit

The Utah Supreme Court has overturned a $3 million verdict in a wrongful death suit against a doctor accused of prescribing a lethal amount of prescription drugs. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that the high court ruled this week the …

North Carolina Jury Awards $18 million to Estate of Bus Crash Victim

A jury has awarded $18 million to the estate of a Chapel Hill, N.C., man killed in a charter bus crash almost two years ago. WRAL in Raleigh reports the wrongful death lawsuit sought $52 million, but lawyers for Horizon …