fall under the California personal injury litigation which allows the family of victims to ask for compensation from the party whose wrongful act or negligence resulted in the death of an individual.
No aspect is more tangled than the remedies for maritime wrongful deaths
of "nonseafarers," i.
The suit is filed even though California law prohibits gay people from filing such suits for the wrongful deaths
of their partners.
Nevertheless, some damages for wrongful deaths
of unborn children have included: (1) loss of companionship and affection the child could have provided the relative; (2) pecuniary loss to parents based on the earning power of the child and likely contribution to parents; and (3) sorrow, mental distress, and bereavement of relatives.
2 million to settle two lawsuits alleging wrongful deaths
at the hands of LAPD officers, including $2.
Panish, "Singapore Airlines has at last been held accountable by a federal court jury for the wrongful deaths
of Richard and Ching Ying Wu.
are those that are caused due to negligence of others on the road, in an operating room or on somebody else's property.
The plaintiffs, who are suing Simpson for the wrongful deaths
of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman, claim Simpson was two miles away killing his ex-wife and her friend.
Significantly, the Jones Act and many state wrongful death
statutes did not establish liability for wrongful deaths
arising from the maritime doctrine of unseaworthiness.
Plaintiffs Sidney and Christina Wu filed suit on February 23, 2001 against Singapore Airlines for the wrongful deaths
of their parents, Richard Tzuen Ren Wu and Ching Ying Wu, who were killed when Singapore Airlines Flight SQ006 crashed before take-off on October 31, 2000 at Chiang Kai Shek International Airport in Taipei, Taiwan.
Earlier, on July 2, 2003, a jury of 8 women and 4 men found Avjet Corporation and Robert Frisbie negligent and held responsible for the wrongful deaths
of Marissa Witham and brothers Joseph and Jose Aguilar.
Panish also represents Aurora Garcia in her complaint for damages against the Defendants for the wrongful deaths
of her grandsons, deceased Los Angeles residents Joseph and Jose Aguilar.