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Alabama Boy's Fatal Accident By Electrocution Raises Questions

In 2009, a young boy in Alabama met with what can only be described as a tragic, and sudden, end. While playing in a relative's yard, he ran into the neighboring yard -- which was owned by a commercial entity -- and was...more

Wrongful Death Loopholes

Florida’s wrongful death statute is theoretically designed to compensate victims and punish the responsible parties. Unfortunately, in a medical malpractice claim, neither of these things may ever be able to happen, even in a...more

What Is A Wrongful Death Claim And How Can I File One?

If someone ? either through carelessness or criminal activity ? has caused the death of anyone in your family, you may be entitled to bring a lawsuit to recover compensation from the at-fault party. That lawsuit is known as a...more

Court of Appeal Increases Corporate Fine in Fatal Accident

In December 2009, four workers fell to their deaths while repairing balconies at an apartment complex in north Toronto. The accident was caused by the site supervisor’s negligence (he died in the accident). The construction...more

Washington Wrongful Death Statutes

Washington has various wrongful death statutes that allow family members to recover compensation when a loved one dies as a result of someone else's negligence, wrongdoing or liability. Seattle wrongful death attorneys can...more

Adequate Security Is Apartment Complex Managers’ Responsibility

A University of South Florida student was abducted and shot in the head three times during a carjacking at her apartment complex. After finding that inadequate security at the complex allowed the criminals to enter the...more

Wrongful Death vs. Survival Action

While no wrongful death claim can bring back your lost loved one, a well-documented lawsuit can compensate for the financial losses that you already suffered and will suffer in the future as a result of the death of a close...more

Supreme Court of Virginia Grants Cert in Respondeat Superior Case

Hat tip to the Virginia Lawyers Weekly for covering a story about a recent case that may have a far-reaching impact on the doctrine of respondeat superior in Virginia. The Supreme Court of Virginia has granted certiorari in a...more

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