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Family Seeks To Hold Harvard Liable For Undergrad’s Suicide

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Attorneys are arguing on behalf of the family of an 18-year-old Harvard student who ended his own life in 2015. Suicide lawsuits are very difficult to win given that it is assumed that an individual took their own life by their own volition. However, under the law, a student is in a special class… Read More »

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Anaheim Angels Sued After Player’s Drug Death

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The Anaheim Angels are facing a lawsuit after one of their staffers was convicted and sentenced to 22 years in prison on charges of manslaughter by drug distribution. The staffer provided the Angels’ player, Tyler Skaggs, with a lethal dose of fentanyl and oxycodone that Skaggs had mixed with alcohol. Now, the family has… Read More »

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Family Sues Fraternity After Student Shot Outside Of Party

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The family of an Ohio State student has filed a lawsuit against the university and the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity after the student was shot and killed outside of one of their house parties. The fraternity was suspended in 2018 after violations of the University’s code of conduct policy. The move included allegations of… Read More »

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Mother Files Lawsuit After 3-Year-Old Killed By Stray Bullet

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This one is going to make you angry. A mother has filed a lawsuit against her apartment complex after her three-year-old son was struck and killed by a stray bullet. The mother had warned the apartment complex owners of numerous acts of violence near the building. She asked the apartment complex to allow her… Read More »

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Family Files Lawsuit After Shooting Deaths At Publix

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A Palm Beach family has filed a lawsuit against Publix after a gunman opened fire and killed a 69-year-old grandmother and her toddler grandson before turning the gun on himself. The family holds the company accountable for wrongful death on the grounds of negligent security. The family cited over 40 incidents at the same… Read More »

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Hospital Reaches $8 Million Settlement After Wrongful Death

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A hospital has assumed liability for the death of a 61-year-old patient and offered a settlement award of $8 million as a result of the litigation. According to the lawsuit, the hospital accepted a patient who was being treated for a kidney stone and infection. However, 10 medical professionals waited for the kidney stone… Read More »

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Doctor Accused Of Assembly-Line Medicine, Unnecessary Procedures

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A lawsuit has been filed against a doctor who is accused of causing the death of a patient. According to the lawsuit, the doctor was performing a spinal fusion designed to relieve back pain. However, during the procedure, he nicked the patient’s aorta causing her to bleed out, according to the lawsuit. The doctor… Read More »

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Freefall Ride Shut Down After Teen’s Death

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ICON Park has made the decision to shut down the free-fall ride that caused the death of 14-year-old Tyre Sampson. Sampson was a large young man who excelled at football. Already over 300 lbs at the age of 14, he had a career on the offensive or defensive line of any football team in… Read More »

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Nursing Home Loses Wrongful Death Related To Choking Hazard

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A man recently won a protracted battle against a nursing home over the death of his mother, 88, who choked on a clam. The mother had been at the nursing home for only 14 days following hip surgery. She was on a granulated diet at the time and was not allowed to eat whole… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Kratom Manufacturer

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Kratom is an herbal supplement that is used by those attempting to kick opioid addiction. It is not authorized for this use, but does trigger the same receptors. The product is available over the counter at gas stations in some states. It has recently become the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by… Read More »

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