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Wrongful Death FAQ
Every state has its own version of a wrongful death statute, which can be used to establish civil liability for a person's death. Here we've compiled answers to some of the most common questions about wrongful death lawsuits. ... Read more

First Swine Flu Casualty
  The first reported swine flu casualty in the US is a New York City assistant principal, Mitchell Wiener Mr. Wiener's family filed a "notice of claim" against New York seeking $40 million dollars in damages   By July 2009, more than a million Americans had already been infected with swine flu, more ... Read more

The Failure of 911
It sounds like your worst nightmare: you are in an emergency - kidnapped, carjacked, taken hostage - luckily, you manage to grab a cell phone and call 911. You have hope, you think you are on your way to safety. However, the 911 dispatcher isn't helpful, she asks you the same questions, over and over, ... Read more

Dealing With a Vermont Personal Injury
A personal injury lawsuit is a legal way of redressing a personal injury by awarding damages meant to compensate or provide relief for the negligent or intentional acts of another. Types of personal injury cases can range from auto accidents, medical malpractice, product liability, and more. Jurisdiction ... Read more

South Carolina Personal Injury Law: The Facts
Whether an incident involves an animal bite or a complication from a surgical procedure, individuals who believe they have suffered as a result of someone else's negligence might have grounds for a lawsuit. South Carolina laws governing personal injury litigation have unique requirements, although many ... Read more

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An action for a judicial determination of death should likely be initiated in Probate Court first.  You will need the assistance of counsel to navigate any other actions based on the time period. ...Read more

Ms. Dodson when your father was killed at work there would be two possible claims. One claim would be for workers' compensation. This would be 500 weeks of compensation. The other possible claim would ...Read more

A sibling is a brother or sister and they have no cause of action for wrongul death unless they are dependent on the deceased. A child, on the other hand, does have a claim.

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Special Police Officers Will Not Be Charged for Causing Man’s Death During

The District of Columbia allows special police powers to be vested in “special police officers,” who are not members of the Metropolitan Police Department but are given the rights to&#8230 ... Read more

Police Shooting of DC Motorcyclist Prompts Change to Bodycam Rules

In early September Terrence Sterling was riding his motorcycle in Washington, D.C., when he crashed into a police vehicle and was shot and killed. Mr. Sterling was not carrying any… Keep Reading ... Read more

Pursuing A Wrongful Death Claim

A wrongful death claim or lawsuit is often dictated by the insurance coverage policy limits of the defendants and the assets of the responsible party. However, experienced wrongful death attorneys wil ... Read more

Overview of a Car Accident Wrongful Death Case

In recent years, an average of between 32,000 and 34,000 people are killed in motor vehicle accidents on U.S. roadways annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That amoun ... Read more

Officials Cite Gas Leak as Cause of Silver Spring Apartment Explosion, Fire

Last Friday federal and local officials held a press conference to give an update on the results of their investigation thus far. Multiple sources investigating the disaster found that… Keep Rea ... Read more

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