wrongful death

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a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence

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Adams had been hired by the estate for probate and to pursue the wrongful death claim.
A wrongful death claim was filed against Eastern Healthcare and several other defendants.
The body of Lane - whose widow filed a $10 million wrongful death claim against the county last summer - was recovered by lifeguards within minutes of the crash.
They want him to pay compensation to the families of Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman after they won a wrongful death claim.
On the other hand, there is a two-year statute of limitations for filing a personal injury or wrongful death claim against an individual or non-governmental entity.
CASTAIC - The widow of one of four men killed in January in a high-speed boating crash on Castaic Lake has filed a $10 million wrongful death claim against Los Angeles County government.
Donna Beck, who has filed a wrongful death claim against Los Angeles County, put the lot on the market several months ago.
Family members who have lost a loved one due to fungal meningitis may also be eligible to file a wrongful death claim for their loss.
Joy Waisner of Simi Valley, Cynthia Starks of Reseda, and Julia Brown, who brought a wrongful death claim on behalf of her mother, Alberta Dorothy Wengryn-McNabb of Simi Valley, claim radioactive contaminants and hazardous substances made them sick.
The court found that a wrongful death claim was stated by the allegation that the juvenile's death was caused by a bedsheet left unsupervised in his cell.
As for the wrongful death claim, the district is arguing that the other student in the fight, who also is a defendant in the lawsuit, is responsible, Lomax said.
Corson's mother, Mary Corson, on Thursday filed a $10 million wrongful death claim against the Palmdale School District, claiming the school staff was negligent in allowing the fight to take place, which the Corson family's attorney said was triggered by a racial epithet cast by the other boy against Stephan.
Bayer's family has filed a wrongful death claim against the city, alleging improper training of its officers.
To support the wrongful death claim, Suzanne Thompson's suit accuses Angela Perez, Riggs and the Sheriff's Department of negligence toward John Thompson.
There is no wrongful death claim in the death of Nicole Brown Simpson.