Wrongful Death

The Causes of Wrongful Death in Nursing Homes

Humans are frail, and our frailties become ever more evident as we grow old and require care and treatment within what are supposed to be the safe and comforting walls of America's nursing homes. The tragic reality is that not all nursing homes care for their patients and a growing number of senior citizens are dying not of old age, but from mistreatment and neglect at the hands of nursing home … [Read more...]

Wrongful Death Suit Alleges That Hospital Understaffing Contributed to Nurse’s Death

Beth Jasper worked as a nurse at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati. On March 16, 2013, she was driving home after having worked a twelve-hour shift, when she likely fell asleep behind the wheel. Shortly thereafter, her car veered off the road, jumped an embankment, and collided with a tree, resulting in her death. … [Read more...]

Lawsuit Filed Against Six Flags Over Texas, By Family Of Woman Who Fatally Fell From Roller Coaster

Six Flags Over Texas amusement park, in Arlington, Texas, features the Texas Giant, a 152 foot roller coaster. The Texas Giant is presently considered the world’s tallest steel-wood hybrid roller coaster. The park website notes that this ride features “the steepest drop of any wooden coaster at 79 degrees” and “a record-breaking bank of 95 degrees”. … [Read more...]

Jury Awards $90 Million to Parents of Teen Struck While Crossing Street to Reach School Bus Stop

On September 1, 2009, thirteen-year-old Ashley Davis was struck and fatally injured by a Lincoln Continental, as she crossed a busy roadway to reach her school bus stop. Her parents sued the Prince George’s County Board of Education, in Maryland, for its failure to provide safe and adequate transportation for its students. Specifically, the Complaint alleged that: “The Board of … [Read more...]

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