Wrongful Death

Police-involved Shooting

The Family Of Man Shot By Richmond Police Officer May Sue For Wrongful Death

The family of a man shot and killed by a Richmond police officer last week believes the officer is lying about what happened.

09/20/2014

big rig highway 17 santa cruz mountains accident

Santa Cruz Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Following Fatal Highway 17 Big Rig Crash

25-year-old Daniel McGuire was killed in the crash on July 10, when a big rig driver lost control of his vehicle while traveling northbound on Highway 17 near Lexington Reservoir.

09/10/2014

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Family Of Cal Football Player Ted Agu Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against UC Regents

Attorneys representing the family of former California football player Ted Agu filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California.

08/04/2014

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

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Family Of Sonoma Teen Killed By Deputy To File Civil Rights Suit

The attorney for the family of 13-year-old Andy Lopez Cruz will file a federal civil rights lawsuit in San Francisco Monday against Sonoma County and the sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot the teen on Oct. 22.

11/01/2013

Cellphone camera image of a burning 1999 Lincoln Town Car limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, May 4, 2013. (CBS)

San Mateo Bridge Limo Fire Victims’ Families File Wrongful Death Suits

Family members of the victims of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo bridge are filing wrongful death lawsuits.

10/25/2013

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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

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Judge Says Park Officials Destroyed Evidence Case Of Boy Who Died From Fall At NorCal Park

A federal magistrate judge says the National Park Service purposely destroyed evidence in the wrongful death case of a 9-year-old boy who fell from a retaining wall in a Northern California Park.

03/21/2013

Marine Cpl. Allan DeVillena II of San Jose was fatally shot during a confrontation with police in Palm Springs on November 10, 2012. (Family Photo)

Family Insists San Jose Marine Was Wrongfully Killed By SoCal Police

Friends and family gathered Saturday to mourn the death of a 22-year old San Jose Marine who was killed last week by Palm Springs police. The family believes it is a case of wrongful death.

11/17/2012

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