A Florida jury made history this month when it decided that a gay man was due $157 million from two of the biggest tobacco giants in the industry for the 2018 death of his spouse. It's the first wrongful death case by a same-sex spouse of its kind.
A young football player for a Kansas community college collapsed after starting his first day of conditioning practice. The young man, only 19, died from heatstroke.
A Saturday evening accident shut the entire Rickenbacker Causeway down, closing the route to and from Key Biscayne, Florida, for nearly eight hours. Many motorists were trapped in their cars until 4 a.m. on Nov. 4. A drunk driver was to blame.
The death of a loved one is one of the hardest things for people to bear -- especially when that death is premature and could have been avoided. The purpose of a wrongful death claim is to hold the person or persons responsible for that death financially liable for their actions.
Planning a funeral for a loved one after a tragic accident is often emotionally challenging. It might also be financially draining. Unfortunately, laying the person to rest is going to be an expensive endeavor. If price is a concern, there are some options that you have to help save money.
Police officers in Orange County are investigating a motorcycle accident which left one man dead and another in the hospital.
Losing a loved one is a major event that requires you to seriously think about your future. The emotions you feel will likely be amplified if the person died suddenly and tragically, such as in a car wreck. After this type of event, you have to face some very strong emotions, which can prove to be difficult.
The wrongful death of a loved one is devastating. The person is ripped from your life with little to no warning. Their life is cut short because of the negligence of another person or entity. It can be difficult to determine who should be held liable for wrongful death, which is why we will discuss this topic today.
Wrongful death can occur in many different situations. Examples of situations in which wrongful death may occur include the following.
It is hard enough to lose a loved one to an illness, an accident or old age. It can be even more difficult when a loved one dies because of the negligent actions of another person, which is called wrongful death. Your loved one is ripped from your life without warning. How do you continue to live without your spouse, child, sibling or other family member? Let's examine how wrongful death impacts the surviving family members.