Record-Setting $8.3M Wrongful Death Settlement In Case Of Santa Rita Jail Beating Includes Sweeping Reforms
Prosecutors and defense attorneys have just settled the largest wrongful death civil rights settlement in California history and it will change the way inmates with addictions are treated in prisons across the country.
No Charges For Richmond Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Man Outside Liquor Store, DA Says It Was Self-Defense
No charges will be filed against an officer in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Richmond last September, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said.
The city of Napa and the family of a man who was fatally shot by Napa police in 2010 have settled a wrongful death lawsuit, both parties to the suit announced Monday.
The family of a man shot and killed by a Richmond police officer last week believes the officer is lying about what happened.
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.
Attorneys representing the family of former California football player Ted Agu filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California.
A union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.
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.
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.
Family members of the victims of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo bridge are filing wrongful death lawsuits.