Wrongful Death Claims: A Civil Option When Faced With the Loss of a Loved One

Nothing can bring back the life of a loved one lost to careless or reckless actions of another.  Their love and affection will be missed, and the loss of any financial support they provided can adversely affect everything from day-to-day expenses to mortgage payments.  Faced with so much grief, it is very difficult to simultaneously […]

Airline Cannot Escape Liability

A commercial passenger plane was shot down by militants, killing all passengers aboard. And, the airline company cannot dodge liability, thanks to international aviation laws. On July 17, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 carrying 298 passengers was shot down over the rebel-controlled area covering eastern Ukraine. The plan was traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur […]

Wife of Dead Jockey Awarded $7.8 million

In a wrongful death case heard in Pennsylvania, a jury favored with the widowed wife by awarding almost $8 million in damages. The plaintiff’s complaint alleged the defendant, Parx Casino and Racetrack, acted negligently by failing to ensure that no chickens were allowed on or the near racetrack. The plaintiff’s complaint states that on May […]

Pennsylvania VA Clinic Settles Medical Malpractice Suit

Wrongful death often occurs as a result of medical malpractice.  Recently, the families of four veterans who died alleged that to be the case when they filed their lawsuit against a Pennsylvania VA Clinic.  The case recently settled and these four families were paid nearly $1.4 million in settlements. Facts of Cases Settled The facts […]

Hundreds Missing after Korean Ferry Boat Accident

Sadly, there have been numerous unfortunate accidents involving cruise line accidents – but none as tragic as the sinking of the South Korean ferry that was carrying hundreds of passenger. There are many details as to the cause of the tragedy, but over 200 hundred people are still missing. A Devastating Accident The ferry capsized […]