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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 …

Chemical Leak at DuPont Plant in Texas Spurs Wrongful Death Suit

The widow of one of four workers killed in a Houston-area DuPont chemical plant leak has filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking more than $1 million. The Houston Chronicle reported that the lawsuit was filed by Michelle Tisnado, who was …

Wrongful Death Suit Alleges Hazing Death at Florida University

A wrongful death lawsuit claims Bethune-Cookman University failed to stop fraternity hazing that led to the death of a Marching Wildcat band member. Marcus Thomas died in February 2012 when the car in which he was riding crashed into a …

Wrongful-Death Suit Filed Against Pawnee Police

The family of a man fatally shot by the Pawnee assistant police chief has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on the two-year anniversary of the shooting. The estate of 25-year-old James Dylan Gonzales filed the suit Tuesday. The suit seeks …