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Family of Slain Wisconsin Woman Sues Employer

The family of a Madison woman who was fatally shot by her co-worker is suing the grocery store where she worked for allegedly knowing about her killer’s behavior of harassing female employees and failing to protect her. Caroline Nosal’s family …

Louisiana Town Loses 5 Kids in Fiery Florida Crash

It was supposed to be a fun, post-Christmas trip to Disney World for 14-year-old Jeremiah Warren and his friends from a church in this small Louisiana town – “clean fun” as Warren’s aunt described it. But then word came of …

North Korea Ordered to Pay $500M in U.S. Student’s Death

A federal judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay more than $500 million in a wrongful death suit filed by the parents of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died shortly after being released from that country. U.S. …

Judge Dismisses Wrongful Death Lawsuit Related to Beach Sand Collapse

A New Jersey judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died when the sand under his feet collapsed as he walked along the shoreline, plunging him into the swirling waters of an inlet. Superior …

$15M Suit Filed Against Wash. City After Body Used for Training

Relatives of a man whose body was used by the Bellingham Fire Department for intubation practice have filed claims against the Washington city totaling more than $15 million, a newspaper reported. Eleven fire department employees – including two office workers …

Family Sues Over Deadly Idaho Resort Cabin Fire

A fireplace inside an Idaho rental resort cabin exploded, causing the death of four people, according to a wrongful death lawsuit. Erin Smith reserved the Tamarack Resort vacation rental last year, the weekend before the Fourth of July, the Idaho …

Lawsuit Alleges ADT Failed to Alert Officers to Alarms for Kansas Fire

Security services company ADT received alarms at a burning Topeka, Kansas, home with a woman inside but didn’t alert authorities about the deadly fire, according to a lawsuit. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed Wednesday on behalf of Elizabeth Frost’s …

Family Settles Suit for $13M Over Indiana Couple Killed by Drunk Driver

The family of a central Indiana couple who died after a repeat drunk driver struck them in Seattle has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the West Coast city for $13 million. The family of Dennis and Judy Schulte settled …

First Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Grand Canyon Copter 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 Friday related to last month’s crash. The complaint filed in Clark County District Court in Nevada …

Actor Bill Paxton’s Family Sues Hospital, Doctor for Wrongful Death

The family of Bill Paxton has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital and the surgeon who performed the actor’s heart surgery shortly before he died. The suit filed Friday against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center alleges the surgeon, …