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IRS Raid Led To Suicide, Suit Claims

In November 2007 armed Internal Revenue Service agents raided the home of Denise and James Simon. Three days later Denise took her life. Mr. Simon is now suing the U.S. government for wrongful…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Man Accused In Fatal INDOT Crash

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against the driver of the dump truck that struck and killed a Department of Transportation driver in March.
Mark Shepherdson, 49, was killed in the…

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Two Wrongful Death Lawsuits From Flight 3407 Crash

Two wrongful death lawsuits were recently filed in federal court by the surviving family members of Ernie West and Darren Tolsma, who were among those killed last month when Continental…

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Couple Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Odesco Industrial Services

A couple from St. Louis filed a wrongful death lawsuit on August 5, against Odesco Industrial Services seeking damages for their son’s death. According to court documents, filed in Madison County…

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Scott Peterson Wrongful Death Trial Delayed

Scott Peterson, convicted of killing his pregnant wife, is heading to court again – this time civil court.
Laci Peterson’s parents have filed a multimillion-dollar wrongful death lawsuit against…

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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Fort Wayne Officer

The family and friends of a 24-year-old man who was shot and killed by an off duty Fort Wayne police officer, on December 23, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The incident occurred when the man…

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Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Disney Cruise Lines

A widow has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Disney Cruise Line, blaming the company for her husband’s death from injuries he suffered last year while on an 11-day cruise out of Barcelona, Spain. He died August 14th, he was 78.The suit alleges that her husband died because a poorly designed, raised threshold on a bathroom doorway caused him to trip and fall; because the ship’s medical…

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Indiana Court Reinstates Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled, on Wednesday, that the estate of an Allen County woman can proceed with a wrongful death lawsuit filed against a Fort Wayne nursing home.In August, Martha, fractured her hip. After surgery, she was transported to Bethlehem Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. In the days following the surgery, her incision was torn due to the wheelchair, provided by the…

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Nursing Home Facing Wrongful Death Lawsuit

An 82-year-old woman died, in May, at Lemont Nursing Home where she resided since 2004. Now, her daughter has filed a wrongful death lawsuit claiming the facility contributed to her mother’s death with abuse and neglect.The lawsuit was filed on July 18 in Cook County Circuit Court. The suit alleges Lemont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center failed to provide her mother with efficient care that…

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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over Gas Explosion

Two large companies are being sued in a wrongful-death lawsuit. by the husband and daughter of a Huntington woman that was killed in November in a natural gas explosion.Filed in Huntington Circuit Court, the lawsuit names Comcast Corp., Comcast Cable of Indiana, a Comcast employee and Indiana Gas Co., doing business as Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana.The woman, 75, died on November 20, from…