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.
An elder abuse and wrongful death case has been filed in California Superior Court in the disappearance and death of a San Francisco dementia patient who was missing for 10 days before being found by a dog walker, dead in a park.
Contra Costa County will pay nearly $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit over the death of a knife-waving man who was shot by sheriff’s deputies in an emergency room.
Criminal allegations against an East Bay narcotics officer have prompted an appeal of a judge’s ruling that Pittsburg police were justified in opening fire on a man in 2008.
An attorney for the parents of a mentally ill man who was shot to death by San Jose police officers two years ago has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the officers and the city of San Jose.
The parents of a woman who was killed in the San Bruno gas line explosion in September filed a wrongful death lawsuit against PG&E in San Francisco Superior Court Wednesday.
The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court against the driver and the trucking company he works for.