Wrongful Death

WATKINS GLEN, NY - AUGUST 07: Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 7, 2015 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fallen Sprint Car Drivers’ Parents Say Stewart ‘Lost His Temper’

The parents of a sprint car driver struck and killed last year by Tony Stewart believe a wrongful death lawsuit is the only way to hold the NASCAR star accountable.

08/14/2015

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 21:  Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Family Files Wrongful-Death Suit Against NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart

The family of a young driver struck and killed by Tony Stewart’s car on an upstate New York dirt track filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NASCAR star Friday.

08/07/2015

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Bruce Jenner In Malibu Crash

The stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner have sued the Olympic gold medalist.

05/01/2015

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Lawsuit Alleges Southwest Airlines Mistook Medical Emergency For Unruly Behavior

A Newport Beach woman filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, claiming crew members mistook her husband’s medical emergency for unruly behavior aboard a California flight and didn’t assist him.

04/20/2015

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Torrance Drug Rehab Center Sued For Wrongful Death In Fatal DUI Case

The family of a Torrance man who was fatally struck by a car driven by a drunk substance-abuse counselor filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the woman’s employer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2014

Paul Oliver #27 of the San Diego Chargers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during the NFL game on November 29, 2009 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Paul Oliver’s Family Sues NFL Over His Suicide

The wife and sons of former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver sued the NFL for wrongful death, blaming sports-related concussions for his suicide last year.

09/24/2014

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Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Sheriff’s Department In Fatal Shooting Of 23-Year-Old Father

Attorneys representing the family of Arturo Cabrales called for an investigation into his March 2012 death on Tuesday, as former deputies Anthony Paez and Julio Martinez faced a judge in a separate criminal case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

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Oxnard To Pay $6.7M To Family Of Innocent Man Fatally Shot As Many As 20 Times By Police

Oxnard will pay $6.7 million to the family of a jogger fatally shot by police who suspected at the time that he had been part of a pursuit with officers.

06/11/2014

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Teen’s Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Companies Involved In Orland Bus Crash

The family of an 18-year-old student who died in a fiery crash between a charter bus and a FedEx truck in Orland last month has filed a wrongful death suit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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Husband Of Jenni Rivera Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The husband of Jenni Rivera, the singer who died in a 2012 plane crash in Mexico, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday against the owners of the plane.

02/14/2014

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Judge Denies Katherine Jackson’s Request For New Trial Against AEG

A judge on Friday tentatively denied a motion by Katherine Jackson’s attorneys for a new wrongful death trial against concert promoter AEG Live.

CBS Los Angeles–01/03/2014

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Jury Awards $150M To Girl, 13, Whose Family Died In Freeway Crash

A Los Angeles jury has awarded more than $150 million in damages to a 13-year-old girl who watched her family perish in a fiery freeway crash.

CBS Los Angeles–10/28/2013

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Jury Deliberations Begin In Jackson Family’s Wrongful Death Suit

Jurors in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson began deliberating the case Thursday following the conclusion of closing arguments.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

Katherine Jackson sketched during AEG trial (credit: CBS)

Jury Instructions Read In Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit

A judge issued jury instructions Monday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson against entertainment promoter AEG Live.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2013

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Parents Of Woman Found Dead In Water Tank Sue Hotel For Wrongful Death

The parents of a 21-year-old woman whose body was found in the Cecil Hotel’s rooftop water tank in February, are suing the establishment’s owners.

09/20/2013

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