kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Union Files Complaint In Death Of Window-Washing Custodian At UC Berkeley

A union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.

05/09/2014

Uber

Phil Matier: Wrongful Death Suit Could Change How Uber Does Business

A wrongful-death lawsuit involving Uber and one of its drivers who struck a 6-year-old girl, could be instrumental in changing the way ridesharing companies are regulated.

01/27/2014

Berkeley Police generic, police car, cruiser, patrol

Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death Settlement

The wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.

10/22/2013

Kenneth Wade Harding

Mother Files Federal Lawsuit In Fatal SFPD Confrontation

The mother of a Seattle man who died in a confrontation with San Francisco police one year ago has filed a federal wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit against the city.

07/31/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Jury Orders Reiser To Pay Children Millions In Death Of Oakland Mom

Jurors on Tuesday ordered convicted wife-killer Hans Reiser to pay his two children a total of $60 million in damages for the loss of their mother.

07/17/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Reiser Wrongful Death Trial Goes To Jury

An attorney who represents Hans Reiser’s two children asked jurors Monday to order Reiser to pay millions of dollars of damages for depriving them of their mother, Nina Reiser, by murdering her.

07/16/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Convicted Killer Reiser Admits Wife Never Directly Harmed Children

Convicted wife-killer Hans Reiser admitted in his wrongful death trial Thursday that his wife never directly harmed their children.

07/12/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Reiser Attacks Slain Wife’s Character In Wrongful Death Case

Convicted killer Hans Reiser began his defense in his wrongful death trial on Wednesday by talking at length about the hormone oxytocin and by attacking his wife’s character.

07/11/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Convicted Murderer Hans Reiser Defends Self In Wrongful Death Case

Convicted murderer Hans Reiser appeared in court Tuesday to outline his strategy in the wrongful death lawsuit that was filed against him by his two children

07/10/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Wrongful Death Case Begins Against Convicted Murderer Hans Reiser

More than four years after he was convicted of murdering his wife, computer engineer Hans Reiser returned to court Monday to defend himself in a wrongful death lawsuit that was filed by his two children.

07/09/2012

more