Stories tagged: wrongful death
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 10:16 A.M.
Jury awards Franklin County man $36K for wrongful death of dog
A Washington attorney says his client has been awarded more than $36,000 after his neighbors shot his English springer spaniel.
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 5:08 P.M.
Parents sue Fiat Chrysler over death of ‘Star Trek’ actor Anton Yelchin
The parents of “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin filed a wrongful death lawsuit Tuesday against the makers of Jeep Grand Cherokees, claiming the company manufactured unsafe gear selectors that led …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 5, 2015, 12:07 P.M.
Family of inmate who died files $6.5M claim against Spokane County
The family of Lorenzo Hayes, who died May 13 at the Spokane County Jail, has filed a wrongful death claim against Spokane County requesting $6.5 million in damages.
SATURDAY, APRIL 18, 2015
Inmate’s family gets $8 million jury award
The family of an Airway Heights Corrections Center inmate who died after guards allegedly ignored his medical condition and treated his diabetic episode as a behavioral problem won an $8 …
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2011
State smacks nursing facility
A Spokane nursing home that has faced previous sanctions for unsafe conditions has been ordered to stop accepting new residents after the death of a resident last month. State officials …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3, 2010
Mother’s suit faces challenges
Kathleen Smith was a sweet, 52-year-old woman whose body aged but her mind did not. She lived in state care from age 14 until her death at the Lakeland Village …
SATURDAY, JAN. 2, 2010
Claim filed against county in juror’s death
When 84-year-old Kay Mita got a jury summons, he regarded it as a sign the government was acknowledging a six-decade-old injustice. His first day of jury service, however, turned out …
MONDAY, NOV. 11, 1996
$1.25 Million Awarded In Blood Clot Death
Relatives of a man who died after being examined at The Everett Clinic have been awarded $1.25 million by a Snohomish County Superior Court jury. Final paperwork was filed Wednesday …
TUESDAY, OCT. 24, 1995
Suit: Approval Of Morphine Caused Woman’s Death
A woman allergic to morphine died after two Spokane doctors approved giving her the pain medicine after surgery, according to a lawsuit. Minnie Pearson, 78, was recovering from abdominal surgery …