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$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, …

Judge Pends Decision to Dismiss Lawsuit in Mystery Deaths

A New Hampshire judge on Friday put off a decision on whether to dismiss a lawsuit accusing a Vermont man of killing his millionaire grandfather and possibly his mother for the inheritance money. Nathan Carman has been called a suspect …

Fiat Chrysler Requests New Trial After $40M Jeep Fire Award

After a family was awarded $40 million in the death of a 4-year-old boy in a Jeep fire, Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday asked the Georgia Supreme Court for a new trial or for the award to be reduced. Remington “Remi” …

Video Shows Tennis Star Legally Entered Intersection Before Crash

Tennis star Venus Williams legally entered a Florida intersection but was cut off by another car, setting off a chain of events that seconds later resulted in a fatal crash with a third car, police say video released Friday shows. …

Connecticut Town Wants Sandy Hook Wrongful Death Dismissed

The Connecticut town of Newtown and its Board of Education asked a judge to throw out the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed during the Sandy Hook shootings in December 2012. The lawsuit, filed in …