wrongful death


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a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence

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But Judge Deirdre Hill ruled Carrey should face a jury over the claims of wrongful death and allegations under the Drug Dealer Liability Act and ruled against Carrey's privacy request, saying the jury should hear evidence over claims he gave Ms White three sexually transmitted diseases.
Danrad, the Supreme Court of Missouri declined to allow wrongful death claims where a defendant's negligence accelerates the death of a terminally ill decedent.
Jacobs writes that wrongful death actions involve months of preparation that often ends in settlement.
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The Anglo-American legal institutions allow a husband, wife, child, or other statutorily defined person to recover damages in tort for the wrongful death of a loved one.
The widow of Lance Valdez, who lost his life in the accident in the Bahamas in 2012, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Soffer in December, accusing the millionaire of flying the helicopter without a license and later persuading pilot David Pearce to say he was at the controls, the New York Post reported.
Part I of this note briefly introduces the reader to the loss of chance doctrine and wrongful death statutes, and identifies the split in the jurisdictions regarding the compatibility of the loss of chance doctrine with wrongful death statutes.
17 NY3d 118 (2011), plaintiff contends that the exclusion for bodily injuries sustained by a named insured does not apply to wrongful death claims, because they are brought on behalf of a deceased insured's distributees, and not directly on behalf of an insured or his or her estate.
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A train crash that took place earlier this month in Canada has spurred a wrongful death lawsuit.
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Depending on the fortuity of where a nonseafarer's fatal injury occurs on the world's navigable waters, survivors who sue in courts in the United States either may be able to invoke modern maritime choice of law rules to access economic and noneconomic damages under state wrongful death laws or they may be limited to their "pecuniary" losses (i.
The family sued the HSE for the mental distress they said they suffered as a result of Dean Patrick's wrongful death.
section] 1350, and the wrongful death laws of Colombia, and that the murders caused the Children damages including emotional harm, loss of companionship, and financial support.
7) His wife, individually and on behalf of their two children, brought a wrongful death action under the general maritime law against Dufrene Boats, the tug owner, in which she sought non-pecuniary damages.