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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Claims Guard Kept Knee on Man’s Neck

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The parents of a California man who died while being detained on suspicion of trespassing at Sacramento’s basketball arena has filed a wrongful death lawsuit, alleging a security guard kept his knee on the man’s neck for …

Kentucky Bar, Security Guard, Police Sued Over Man’s Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a Kentucky bar, where a man died after an altercation with a security guard. Christopher McKinney’s widower, Nick Clark, filed the suit against Nowhere Bar, in Louisville, claiming the …

Daughter of Worker Killed in Texas Oil Well Blast Sues Chesapeake Energy, Other Firms

Chesapeake Energy Corp. and three oilfield service firms were sued by the daughter of a worker who suffered fatal injuries when a Texas oil well exploded in flames in late January. The wrongful death suit seeks at least $1 million …

Idaho Supreme Court Sides with Family of Worker Killed

The Idaho Supreme Court on Friday issued a ruling allowing the family of a Caldwell worker who died on the job to sue the employer for wrongful death. Generally workers’ compensation is the exclusive remedy for employees who are killed …

Tesla’s Futuristic Door Handles Blamed for Death in Fiery Wreck

The futuristic door handles on Tesla Inc.’s Model S are being blamed for a fatal crash in which a police officer was unable to pull a man to safety from his burning car. Omar Awan, a 48-year-old anesthesiologist, was driving …

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 …