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Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Derek Boogaard (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Sport)

Derek Boogaard’s Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against NHL

The family of an NHL player who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered as an enforcer and for his addiction to prescription painkillers.

05/13/2013

Michael and Marianne Madoff, at a news conference announcing wrongful death lawsuit (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed By Parents Of White Plains Teen Swept Out To Sea

The parents of a White Plains teen who was swept out to sea in Hawaii have filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the tour company. The Madoff family alleged that on July 4, tour guides made a series of fatal decisions, including allegedly taking teens to a restricted area of coastline that broke the itinerary and ignoring high-surf advisories. The tour company has said this was a freak accident.

08/22/2012

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Former Cornell University Students Cleared In Fraternity Hazing Death Of NYC Student

Three men acquitted of charges stemming from the alcohol-related fraternity hazing death of a Cornell University student.

06/27/2012

Reed's husband Robert David and daughter Chrystal Reed (Photo/CBS 2)

2nd Blizzard-Related Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against NYC

Claire Reed, who was 63-years-old, suffered chest pains and died on December 27. Her family’s attorney says the police, fire, transportation and sanitation departments are at fault.

01/25/2011