After any kind of wrongful death, a family may be interested in finding a way to be compensated. Among the common causes of death is a traffic collision, which can quickly take one or more lives. In those cases, it's fair to want to hold those who caused the crash accountable for their actions.
The wrongful death of a loved one would surprise anyone, especially in circumstances where the death is instantaneous. Whether it was a car crash, a medical error or workplace accident, losing a loved one is never easy.
A person's wrongful death is often unexpected and sudden. Family members are left reeling as they mourn the loss of someone they love and rush to put together a funeral and to take care of the individual's final needs.
The family of a 9-year-old boy who died in October 2017 is suing the landlord of the apartment building where they lived in Perth Amboy. The parents are suing the landlord after the boy fell from the balcony of their apartment to his death back in October. A second lawsuit was filed on the behalf of another boy, 13, who is the cousin of the deceased. The boy reportedly was hurt in the same fall from the balcony last year.
A wrongful death lawsuit filed early in the month of October claims that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was negligent, resulting in the death of a man killed by a mob associate. The surviving family members from Massachusetts filed the lawsuit against the FBI. The lawsuit notes that the murdered man was mistaken by the mob associate, who shot and killed the man some 20 years ago.
A self-professed, drunk 50-year-old Princeton resident is alleged to have struck and killed a motorcyclists and severely injured a motorist on Sunday, July 23. He will remain jailed until his next court date on Sept. 11 after surveillance video was turned over to prosecutors showing the man purchasing a bottle of vodka just one hour prior to his fatal collision, a bottle which police found partially consumed in his car.
Are you considering a wrongful death claim? There may be many reasons for this, such as if a loved one was killed in a motor vehicle accident. While you never want to find yourself in this position, if you do it's imperative to understand the law and where you fit in.
A school superintendent from New Jersey was taking his dog out on a run when he was hit and killed by a vehicle. A teenager was behind the wheel. At the very end of November, that teen driver decided to plead guilty.
A New Jersey family filed wrongful death litigation against two corporate defendants after the death of a family member in an industrial accident last year.
In 2014, two people were killed in a trench collapse accident on the job. While it's been a couple of years since the accident, the family of one of the victims has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Bednar Landscape Services, their employer.