Blog Posts - Wrongful Death



What Can I Do Now? | The Aftermath of Wrongful Death

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim The loss of a loved one is devastating, but ever more so if the death was unexpectedly caused as a result of the negligence of another person or entity. Such a loss may be classified as … ContinuedThe post What Ca...

Widow Sues Olympus Over Husband’s CRE Superbug Death

According to several news sources, Olympus America and the company responsible for reprocessing endoscopes Custom Ultrasonics are being sued by a woman whose husband died due to a CRE superbug-related infection. The reports show that the wrongful dea...

Is Eliquis Safer Than Xarelto And Pradaxa If It Causes Fewer Dangerous Major Bleeding Events

Perhaps, But Neither Eliquis Nor Xarelto Have Any Specific Reversal Agent To Stop An Acute Bleed Once It Starts; Only Pradaxa Does (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) During the American Heart Association 2015 Scientific Sessions in Orlando,...
by Drug Injury Watch on Nov 10, 2015

Man Dies In Lobby Of Dallas Co Jail During Arrest, Why?

On the morning of August 1, 2015, Joseph Sheldon Hutcheson, 48.  abandoned his pickup truck on Commerce Street at a cross walk and ran towards the nearby Dallas County Jail. Deputies say he ran first to the jail’s south tower yelling that his wife...
by Law Med Blog on Sep 1, 2015

Another Life Claimed by a “Race Accident”; or was it?

Contact and confrontations between drivers in sprint car racing is quite a normal occurrence. Given the competitive spirit felt in the races, add in some powerful cars, then you’re in for an exciting, and literally, action-packed races. However, ju...
by Injury in the City on Feb 18, 2015

Those in Grief After a Death

We work with a lot of people who have been injured in a number of different ways. The most heartbreaking cases are meeting with family members after a death. We are talking about very important things, but I totally understand how hollow some of it c...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Jan 6, 2015

There Should Be No DUI’s this WEEK in St Cloud

There is absolutely no reason for a dui in St Cloud this week. Call Yellow Cab or Orange Cab and get a free safe ride home. 251- 5050 From The Radio Ad: We want your new year to begin on a happy and positive note…not as another drunk driving statis...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Jan 1, 2015

2015 New Years Resolutions: Stop Drinking And Driving!

As highway death statistics in Minnesota continue to stay steady they still remain  high for alcohol related crashes. The safest way to prevent this is to simply not drink and drive. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  has provided...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Dec 31, 2014

New Years Eve Includes Walking Dangers

Did you know that New Year’s is the deadliest day for pedestrians?  You can probably guess why. It is usually a combination of drunk drivers and drunk walkers. “Alcohol impairs your physical ability to walk and to drive,” said Dr. Thomas Espos...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Dec 30, 2014

Bowl Game: Don’t Get Penalized by Drinking And Driving

There is no doubt that Tom Young, Jon Lewis, and Tom D’Amore,   from here at the Legal Examiner,  will be cheering on their local teams in the first college playoffs..  Locally , we will be watching a New Years Day bowl for the Gophers.  I...
by Minnesota Injury Board on Dec 26, 2014

Two At Pharmacy Charged With 25 Murders From Contaminated Meds

The founder of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy and one of its pharmacists have been indicted on federal charge including twenty-five counts of second degree murder. New England Compounding Pharmacy Co-founder Barry Cadden and Glenn Adam Chin, a...
by Law Med Blog on Dec 18, 2014

Recent Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Lawsuits and News

$4 Million Awarded to Plaintiff in Alabama Medical Malpractice Case AL.com JASPER, Alabama – A Carbon Hill woman, who claims her husband died in 2008 because a doctor mistook symptoms of a heart attack for a stomach illness, has been awarded $4 mil...
by Law Med Blog on Aug 31, 2014

Settlement in Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Case

The Schlitt Law Firm has reached a settlement in a wrongful death medical malpractice case. The terms of the agreement are confidential. “Joy, I am joyous!” That’s what our client yelled the afternoon after we told her of the settlement that ca...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jul 14, 2014

Nine Nursing Home Workers Arrested In Connection With Patient Death [VIDEO]

Law enforcement officials allege Aurelia Rios, 72, slowly suffocated and died after a nurse at the Medford Multicare Center on Long Island failed to connect her to a ventilator. The NY state attorney general’s office says Kethie Joseph, a licen...
by Law Med Blog on Mar 9, 2014

Discovery Channel Sued Over Fatal Helicopter Crash

A year after a helicopter that was filming for a Discovery Channel program crashed and killed at least three people in California, the spouse of one of the victims has eventually decided to come out to file a wrongful death claim against said network...
by Injury in the City on Mar 3, 2014

Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Lawsuit Request for Retrial Finally Over

After tentatively denying Michael Jackson’s wrongful death retrial, the judge presiding the case has already given her final verdict. Recent news reports have confirmed that the Los Angeles County Judge, Yvette Palazuelo, issued last January 13 a f...
by Injury in the City on Jan 28, 2014

September 2013 NuvaRing Update By Merck Reveals More Than 1,700 Lawsuits Filed Since This Products Liability Litigation Started In 2007

Serious Injury And Death Cases Involve Blood Clots Leading To DVT And/Or PE Events As Well As Heart Attacks And Strokes In Women Of Various Ages (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com) _____________________________________________________________...
by Drug Injury Watch on Dec 18, 2013

Nursing Homes: Possible Punitive Damages For Chair Lift Fall

A Colorado federal judge has ruled that a nursing home can face punitive damages as a result of a maintenance supervisor’s intentional use of a wrong clip on a chair lift.  The resident fell and died. To read more:  http://www.mcknights.com/n...

FL Physician Charged With 2 Counts 1st Degree Murder In Pt OD Deaths [VIDEO]

Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Miami Regional Operations Center, with assistance from West Palm Beach Police Department, arrested Dr. John Christensen and Dr. Stuart Fox on July 11th following an investigation into three medica...
by Law Med Blog on Sep 20, 2013

Anesthetist Testifies Jackson Was High So He Cancelled Procedure [VIDEO]

In the ongoing wrongful death trial brought by Katherine Jackson against Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) for the death of her son, pop icon Michael Jackson, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) David Fournier was brought before the jury a...
by Law Med Blog on Aug 12, 2013


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