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Disciplinary actions in jail may have led to wrongful death suit

Young people sometimes act out and get themselves into trouble in California, and on occasion that may land a person in jail. Disciplinary action may be necessary to restrain someone but it certainly should not permanently harm or kill a person. In the instance of a death, a wrongful death lawsuit may be warranted.In a recent case in Alameda County, a young man died while in police custody. The 23-year-old was said to have died as a result...
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College experience should not end in unexpected tragedy

Sending a child off to college should mark the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in that child's life. There are an increasing number of reports in the media where that exciting chapter ended in an unexpected tragedy that resulted in the death of the college student. One such incident in California has resulted in a wrongful death lawsuit against a state university.A young woman, like so many before her, had pledged a sorority. Hazing,...
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Congested traffic can result in a deadly motorcycle accident

Congested traffic in the Los Angeles area shows no signs of abating and continues to cause traffic hazards. Sadly, many of these hazards result in serious and sometimes fatal accidents. According to California Highway Patrol, a recent incident resulted in a serious motorcycle accident that caused the deaths of two people.The accident was the result of a chain reaction crash that began when one vehicle hit a center divider and veered into traffic, ending up sideways...
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Tragic dive outing results in wrongful death claim

California is known for it's spectacular pacific coastline and the plethora of water-based activities available as a benefit of it. One of the most popular of these is the sport of scuba diving. Many boat operators run dive trips off the coast and one of these recent trips ended in a fire that killed most of the people on board. The widow of one of the men who perished has brought a wrongful death claim against...
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Overdose death results in a wrongful death lawsuit

The drug crisis in California continues to take lives due to drug overdoses on a daily basis. A woman who overdosed and died following her arrest in a traffic stop leaves behind a young son. The boy, through his father, is bringing a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of San Diego.The woman was a passenger in a car that was pulled over for having an expired registration sticker. The woman was allegedly handed a bag...
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