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Wrongful Death

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.


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.


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


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.


Kenneth Chin

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over SF Dementia Patient Left At Wrong Location

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 Regional Medical Center, Martinez, hospital

$1.5M Settlement In Deputy Killing Of Knife-Waving Martinez Hospital Patient

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.

CBS San Francisco–09/08/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Wrongful Death Ruling Appealed Amid East Bay Officer Allegations

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.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

Daniel Pham was shot by two San Jose Police officers in the backyard of his home on May 10, 2009. (CBS)

Wrongful Death Suit Filed In SJPD Shooting

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.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

Jessica Morales, San Bruno explosion victim

Parents Of San Bruno Explosion Victim Sue PG&E

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.

CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

Family Files Suit In Peninsula Bicyclist Big-Rig Death

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.

CBS San Francisco–12/22/2010



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