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Mother Files Wrongful Death Claim Against City and State

A mother of two small children is preparing to file a $12 million wrongful death claim for the deaths of her two small children – ages four and five.The claim is asking the state for $8 million in wrongful death damages and the City of Tucson for $4 million.The mother alleges she was abused by her ex-husband both during her pregnancy and after the children were born. A term in the divorce…

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Wal-Mart Pharmacy Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit during Mediation

Wal-Mart Pharmacy in Frederick, Maryland, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit during mediation without admission of liability or fault.On December 13, 2005, a customer walked into Wal-Mart Pharmacy and ordered over-the-counter Humulin R (u-100(. However, the pharmacy allegedly gave him the wrong prescription and he left with Humulin R (u-500), a prescription drug that has five times more…

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911 Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The parents of a 7-year-old girl who died in 2004, from an asthma attack, is suing the City of Memphis for her death. The wrongful death lawsuit alleges the dispatcher didn’t follow the proper procedures. The dispatcher had only been on the job for a few days.When the ambulance didn’t arrive, the family drove her to the nearest fire station for help. At the fire station, the emergency workers…

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Lawsuit Against Nursing Home Alleges Wrongful Death

Two Physicians and two health care facilities have been listed in a wrongful death lawsuit.Split Rail and facility employees are at the core of the suit which also names South West Arkansas Counseling and Mental Health Center as defendants.Randolph, 41, was a resident at Split Rail, according to the lawsuit, at the time of his death in March 2005. The suit alleges the man suffered from…

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Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against (4) Officers

The family of a man whom died after a struggle with the police, who mistook his diabetic state for being drunk, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against four officers and the city of West Chicago.Four Chicago police officers tried to subdue Jerome Clement in August after they discovered him hunched over the wheel of his car. When Clement resisted, police allegedly used force causing Clement to…

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Inquest Postponed in Death of Las Vegas Robbery Suspect

The Clark County coroner has postponed an inquest of the October death of robbery suspect James Lewis that struggled with the Las Vegas Police. A lawyer representing Lewis’ family says they intend to file a federal wrongful death suit against police.Coroner Michael Murphy says the proceeding was delayed a day due to a scheduling conflict. Murphy ruled the death of James Lewis was due to cocaine…

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Clark County Inmate Dies; Family Filing Wrongful Death Suit

Police say an inmate at the Clark County Detention Center died last week after he injured his head in a fall. But, the man’s family does not trust what authorities are saying happened and they are planning to file a wrongful death suit.According to the Las Vegas Police, David Davell Reece, 36, injured his head on December 2nd after falling in his disciplinary isolation cell. Reece, who refused…