Wrongful Death Law
 
Jose L. Zayas Guerra v. United States of America

Miami, Florida personal injury car wreck lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a Federal Tort Claims Act auto negligence theory claiming to have suffered $2 million in damages and/or injuries.

Under the FTCA, the federal government acts as a self-insurer, and recognizes liability for the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of its employees acting within the scope of their offic... More...
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W.D. Martin, Jr. v. United States of America

Wichita, Kansas personal injury car wreck lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a Federal Tort Claims Act auto negligence theory.

The United States government has sovereign immunity, which means it cannot be sued without its consent. This is based on the legal doctrine that the sovereign (or king) was not liable to the people.

In 1946 the passage of the Federal Tort Claims... More...
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April Atwater v. Becky Atwater Washington

Burlington, Vermont personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued the defendant on a negligence theory.

Contributory negligence does not bar recovery in an action by any plaintiff, or his or her legal representative, to recover damages for negligence resulting in death, personal injury, or property damage, if the negligence was not greater than the causal total negligence of ... More...
   $1 (04-11-2024 - VT)

Hakim Dawkins v. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Washington, DC personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a negligence theory.

§ 16–2701. Liability; damages; prior recovery as precluding action.

(a) When, by an injury done or happening within the limits of the District, the death of a person is caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of a person or corporation, and the act, neglect, or default is s... More...
   $1 (04-11-2024 - DC)

United States of America v. Lance Dylan Gatzman

Tulsa, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant was was charged with first-degree murder.



18:1151, 1153, and 1111 - Murder-First Degree in Indian Country
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18 USC 1151, 1153, and 1111: Murder in the Second Degree in Indian Country
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18 U.S. Code § 1151 - Indian country defined

Except as otherwise provided in sections 115... More...
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United States of America v. Keenan J. Denruyter

Milwaukee, Wisconsin criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Distributing Fentanyl Resulting in Death, Possessing Fentanyl With Intent to Distribute, and Possessing a Firearm and Ammunition as a convicted felon .


Green Bay Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Dealing... More...   $0 (04-10-2024 - WI)

United States of America v. Lawrence Joseph Florentine

Columbia, South Carolina criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Interstate Domestic Violence.

Rock Hill Man Sentenced for Interstate Domestic Violence Resulting in the Death of Wife



Lawrence Joseph Florentine, 56, of Rock Hi... More...   $0 (04-10-2024 - SC)

Patricia Woodward v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, et al.

Boston, Massachusetts personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a wrongful death negligence theory.

A person who (1) by his negligence causes the death of a person, or (2) by willful, wanton or reckless act causes the death of a person under such circumstances that the deceased could have recovered damages for personal injuries if his death had not resulted, or (3) ope... More...
   $1 (04-10-2024 - MA)

Estate of Terence Crutcher Sr. v. Betty Jo Shelby, et al.

Tulsa, Oklahoma personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendants on civil rights violation theories.

Officer Betty Shelby, 43, was charged and acquitted of manslaughter in the September 2016 shooting death of Terence Crutcher, 40, during an encounter that began with the report of a stalled vehicle.

The shooting of Crutcher was captured on video. See: htt... More...
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SZ Huang, et al. v. Tesla, Inc., d/b/a Tesla Motor

San Jose, California personal injury lawyer represented the Plaintiffs who sued on product liability wrongful death theories

Thirty-eight year old Apple engineer Walter Huang was killed when his Tesla Model X ran off Highway 101 and crashed when on auto pilot.

Tesla took the position that it was the driver's fault.

Elon Musk said: “Tesla policy is never to give in to f... More...
   $1 (04-09-2024 - CA)

United States of America v. Nathaniel Martinez

Midland, Texas criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Fentanyl Distribution .

Second Defendant Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Odessa Fentanyl Distribution



An Odessa man was sentenced in a federal court in Midland to 20 ye... More...   $0 (04-08-2024 - TX)

United States of America v. Jose Daniel Ramirez

San Diego, California criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Distributing Fentanyl .

Man Who Distributed Fentanyl that Resulted in Teenager’s Death Sentenced to More than 12 Years in Prison



Jose Daniel Ramirez of San Diego ... More...   $0 (04-07-2024 - CA)

United States of America v. Natasha Garcia

Hartford, Connecticut criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Role in Kidnapping and Murder .

Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to 11 Years in Federal Prison for Role in Kidnapping and Murder



Nataha Garcia, 29, formerly of Chicopee,... More...   $0 (04-05-2024 - CT)

United States of America v. Chase Gary; Joshua Gervais

Pensaco, Florida criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Fentanyl Overdose .

Two Okaloosa County Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Fentanyl Overdose Death In Jail



Chase Gary, 30, and Joshua Gervais, 28, both of Okaloosa, Florida,... More...   $0 (04-05-2024 - FL)

United States of America v. Jose Daniel Ramirez

San Diego, California criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Distributing Fentanyl that Resulted in Teenager’s Death.


Man Who Distributed Fentanyl that Resulted in Teenager’s Death Sentenced to More than 12 Years in Prison

... More...   $0 (04-05-2024 - CA)

United States of America v. James Adam Earwood

Cedar Rapids, Iowa criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Causing Dubuque Man’s Death .

North Carolina Man Who Caused Dubuque Man’s Death Sentenced to Over 30 Years in Prison



A North Carolina man who sold fentanyl to a ... More...   $0 (04-05-2024 - IA)

United States of America v. Gerardo Vasquez Valenzuela

San Diego, California criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Distributed Fentanyl.

Man Who Distributed Fentanyl that Resulted in Teenager’s Death Sentenced to More than 12 Years in Prison



Jose Daniel Ramirez of San Diego w... More...   $0 (04-05-2024 - cs)

United States of America v. Joseph Alex Hernandez

San Antonio, Texas criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Smuggling.

Austin Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for Smuggling Attempt That Resulted in Migrant Deaths



An Austin man was sentenced to 192 months in prison for ... More...   $0 (04-04-2024 - TX)

Edward Ray v. United States of America

Opelika, Alabama personal injury car wreck lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued on a Federal Tort Claims Act auto negligence theory.

Under the FTCA, the federal government acts as a self-insurer, and recognizes liability for the negligent or wrongful acts or omissions of its employees acting within the scope of their official duties.

... More...
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State of Oklahoma v. Dakoda Aaron McCauley

¶1 Appellant, Dakoda Aaron McCauley, was tried and convicted by a jury in the District Court of Osage County, Case No. CF-2018-135, of Manslaughter in the First Degree (Heat of Passion), in violation of 21 O.S.2011, § 711.1 The jury sentenced McCauley to twenty-two years imprisonment. The Honorable Burl O. Estes, Associate District Judge, presided at trial and pronounced judgment and sentence in... More...   $0 (04-04-2024 - OK)

United States of America v. Jon Dillon Screen

Brunswick, Georgia criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with .

Deadly drug blamed for two overdose deaths



A Glynn County man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to trafficking drugs that led ... More...   $0 (04-04-2024 - FL)

Richard Grajeda v. Vail Resorts, Inc., et al.

Burlington, Vermont personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued on negligence theories.

Contributory negligence shall not bar recovery in an action by any plaintiff, or his or her legal representative, to recover damages for negligence resulting in death, personal injury, or property damage, if the negligence was not greater than the causal total negligence of the defendant... More...
   $0 (04-03-2024 - VT)

Ana Bermudrez v. Barry Howard and Yaden's Auto Sales, Inc.

Gainesville, Florida personal injury car wreck lawyer represented the Plaintiff who sued the Defendants on auto negligence theories.

This case was filed in the Circuit Court of the Eight Judicial Circuit, 01-02022-CA-003107, and was removed to federal court by the Defendants.

Florida operates under a legal doctrine of “pure comparative negligence.” Under this doctrine, a driv... More...
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United States of America v. Lugene Shipp; Dione Dante Mobley

Des Moines, Iowa criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with Conspiracy to Distribute a Mixture and Substance Containing a Detectable Amount of Heroin Resulting in Death and Distribution of a Mixture and Substance Containing a Detectable Amount of Heroin Resulting in Death. .

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Shirley Nelson v. United States of America

Denver, Colorado personal injury lawyers represented the Plaintiff who sued on a Federal Tort Claims Act auto negligence theory claiming $215,000 in damages and/or injuries.

A plaintiff injured by a defendant’s wrongful act may file a tort lawsuit to recover money from
that defendant. To name a particularly familiar example of a tort, a person who negligently
causes a vehicular ... More...
   $1 (04-01-2024 - CO)

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