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Wrongful Death

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

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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

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

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