Wrongful Death

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.
Family Files Wrongful-Death Suit Against NASCAR Driver Tony StewartThe 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.
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Bruce Jenner In Malibu CrashThe stepchildren of a woman killed in an automobile crash involving Bruce Jenner have sued the Olympic gold medalist.
Lawsuit Alleges Southwest Airlines Mistook Medical Emergency For Unruly BehaviorA 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.
Torrance Drug Rehab Center Sued For Wrongful Death In Fatal DUI CaseThe 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.
Paul Oliver's Family Sues NFL Over His SuicideThe 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.
Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Sheriff's Department In Fatal Shooting Of 23-Year-Old FatherAttorneys 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.
Oxnard To Pay $6.7M To Family Of Innocent Man Fatally Shot As Many As 20 Times By PoliceOxnard 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.
Teen's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against Companies Involved In Orland Bus CrashThe 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.
Husband Of Jenni Rivera Files Wrongful Death LawsuitThe 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.
Judge Denies Katherine Jackson's Request For New Trial Against AEGA judge on Friday tentatively denied a motion by Katherine Jackson's attorneys for a new wrongful death trial against concert promoter AEG Live.
Jury Awards $150M To Girl, 13, Whose Family Died In Freeway CrashA 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.