Tag Archives: Worngful Death

What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

If the negligence or unjust actions of an individual or other entity results in someone being killed, a wrongful death lawsuit may be filed against them, and they may be liable to pay monetary damages to the victim’s family. Unlike “normal” negligence lawsuits, which are usually filed by the party injured by the negligence, wrongful death claims differ from these in several ways. These differences can be quite complex...
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Police Seek Hit-and-Run Driver in Fatal Los Angeles Motorcycle Accident

Southern California Public Radio reports that law enforcement authorities are looking for the driver of a van who struck and killed a motorcycle rider in South Los Angeles. Emergency response personnel pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene of the accident. A representative for the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division said that the Los Angeles motorcycle accident occurred at 8:48 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the intersection...
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Taser Played Role in Man’s Death, Lawsuit Filed by Sammer Habbas

The following are snippets from an article published on pe.com: Marlon Acevedo, 35, was high on PCP when he clashed with Riverside police one year ago on Halloween, according to the coroner’s report. He was in the street screaming at passing cars, and officers struck him with batons and shocked him several times, the report said. He died at a hospital less than an hour later… Samer Habbas, the...
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