Stories tagged: wrongful death
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019
Four years after a fatal Seattle crash, the Washington Senate on Tuesday approved an update to parts of the state’s wrongful death law.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
The families of three Idaho airmen who died in a fiery crash on Interstate 84 have filed tort claims against the Idaho Transportation Department.
Mon., July 16, 2018
A wrongful death lawsuit says a fireplace inside an Idaho rental resort cabin exploded, causing the death of four people.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017
The widow of an Idaho man fatally shot by Bonner County sheriff’s deputies has filed a wrongful death claim seeking $5 million in damages.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017
A wrongful death lawsuit against Coeur d’Alene Mayor Steve Widmyer and Coeur d’Alene Resort General Manager Bill Reagan was dismissed months ago after the sides reached an agreement.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
The state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the family of a man who was stomped to death in state prison in Monroe.
Tue., May 16, 2017
A Montana county has agreed to pay $1.25 million to the family of a man who was shot to death by sheriff’s deputies.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017
The brother of a patient who broke his neck and died under the care of Eastern State Hospital staff is suing the hospital for wrongful death.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017
The family of Justin Luhr has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Spokane Superior Court against Dennis Magner, the man suspected of driving a boat that crashed into Luhr’s boat …
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017
The Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory is expected to run tests next week on the gun that killed Brenda Thurman in Spokane Valley.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
A Washington attorney says his client has been awarded more than $36,000 after his neighbors shot his English springer spaniel.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
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 …
Wed., Aug. 5, 2015
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.
Sat., April 18, 2015
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 …
Sat., July 9, 2011
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 …
Wed., Nov. 3, 2010
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 …
Sat., Jan. 2, 2010
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 …
Mon., Nov. 11, 1996
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 …
Tue., Oct. 24, 1995
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 …