wrongful death

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Judge Allows ‘Mafia Cop’ Lawsuits To Move Forward

A judge is allowing families of seven men killed in mob hits to move forward with wrongful death lawsuits against the city because the crimes involved two ex-detectives.

10/10/2014

Lauren Abraham

Family Sues Con Ed Over Woman’s Electrocution During Sandy

The family of a young woman who was electrocuted during Superstorm Sandy has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Con Edison, claiming the utility failed to act to prevent the tragedy.

09/18/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Court Papers: Andrea Rebello’s Family To Sue Nassau County Police For Wrongful Death

According to court papers filed by the family’s lawyer, the pending suit alleges “wrongful death, civil rights and negligence actions against the County of Nassau and its police officers and possibly other defendants to be named after discovery,” reported Newsday.

06/11/2013

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Family Of Junior Seau Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against NFL

The family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming the former linebacker’s suicide was the result of brain disease caused by violent hits he sustained while playing football.

01/23/2013