• Maldonado v. Town of Greenburgh

    Publication Date: 2020-05-22
    Practice Area: Civil Rights | Wrongful Death
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Kenneth Karas
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Counsels for Plaintiff: Debra Sue Cohen, Esq., Randolph M. McLaughlin, Esq., Newman Ferrara LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Counsels for Defendants Police Officer Jean-Paul Lara, Lieutenant Gregory P Attalienti, Police Officer Richard Maguire, and Detective/Paramedic Sean Freeman: Thomas J. Troetti, Esq., Law Offices of Thomas J. Troetti, White Plains, NY.

    Case Number: 18-CV-11077

    Wrongful Death Claim Dismissed But Officer's Creation of Special Relationship Alleged

  • Fort Worth v. Rodriguez

    Publication Date: 2018-05-07
    Practice Area: Damages | Government | Wrongful Death
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Green
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 16-0542

    After her mother was struck and killed by a bus, respondent brought a wrongful death claim against petitioners the driver, the drivers employer, a subsidiary, and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA).

  • Curles et al. v. Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. et al.

    Publication Date: 2017-12-05
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Wrongful Death
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Bethel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Nathan Williams (The Williams Litigation Group, P.C.), Brunswick; Darren Penn (Penn Law LLC), Atlanta; Timothy Rigsbee, Michael Terry (Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patrick O'Connor, Christopher Ray, Irving Drought (Oliver Maner LLP), Savannah; Andrew Efaw, Thomas Olsen, Stephen Oertle (Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell LLP), Denver, for appellee. Kristin Hiscutt (Bendin, Sumrall & Ladner, LLC), Atlanta, for amicus curiae.

    Case Number: A17A1298

    The trial court erred in dismissing plaintiffs' third amended complaint alleging ordinary and medical negligence against the owners, operators, and employees of a psychiatric treatment facility that treated and released a patient who later killed her grandmother and her aunt's boyfriend.

  • University of Texas v. McKenzie, 14-16-00681-CV (TexApp Dist 08/03/2017)

    Publication Date: 2017-08-15
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Date Filed: 2017-08-03
    Court: Court of Appeals of Texas, Fourteenth
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 14-16-00681-CV

    The McKenzie estate sued MD Anderson following the death of Courtney McKenzie, alleging that MD Anderson's negligence caused her death. MD Anderson filed a plea to jurisdiction, arguing that it

  • Taylor v. Trimble

    Publication Date: 2017-07-28
    Practice Area: Wrongful Death
    Industry: Entertainment and Leisure
    Date Filed: 2017-07-27
    Court: C.A. 2nd
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Sharifi Firm and Scott Michael Good for Plaintiff and Appellant.
    for defendant: Mark R. Weinder & Associates and Kathryn Albarian for Defendants and Respondents.

    Case Number: No. B276723

    Pool party hosts not liable for relinquishing supervision of minor child to adult relative (Manella, J.)

  • Pavoni v. Chrysler Group, LLC

    Publication Date: 2015-06-17
    Practice Area:
    Date Filed: 2015-06-17
    Court: 9th Cir.
    Judge: R. Gary Klausner, District Judge, Presiding Before: Harry Pregerson, Richard C. Tallman, and Jacqueline H. Nguyen, Circuit Judges.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Robert J. Nelson, Fabrice N. Vincent, Todd A. Walburg, Jordan Elias, and Cecilia Han, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, San Francisco, California, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
    for defendant: Philip R. Cosgrove, Hall R. Marston, and Ryan E. Cosgrove, Sedgwick LLP, Los Angeles, California, for Defendant-Appellee.

    Case Number: No. 13-55761

    Cite as 14 C.D.O.S. 6169 KAREN ANN PAVONI; PAMELA JOYCE MOYET; FRED ARTHUR SCHEID, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v.

  • Verdugo v. Target Corporation

    Publication Date: 2014-06-23
    Practice Area:
    Date Filed: 2014-06-23
    Court: Ca. Sup. Ct.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Tarkington, O'Neill, Barrack & Chong, Robert A. Roth; Law Offices of David G. Eisenstein and David G. Eisenstein for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
    for defendant: Mayer Brown, Richard Caldarone, Donald M. Falk and Foster C. Johnson for Defendant and Respondent.

    Case Number: No. S207313

    Cite as 14 C.D.O.S. 6937 MICHAEL VERDUGO et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. TARGET CO

  • National Law Journal

    Evidence of GM Ignition Defect Lay Hidden in Plain Sight

    June 17, 2014

    When forensics expert Erin Shipp began looking into the cause of an accident in West Virginia involving a 2005 Chevy Cobalt, she turned to an obvious source: The U.S. National Highway Traffi

  • In re: Air Crash Near Clarence Center, 09-CV-961

    Publication Date: 2013-12-02
    Practice Area:
    Court: U.S. District Court, Western District
    Judge: District Judge William Skretny
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 09-CV-961

    Cite as: In re: Air Crash Near Clarence Center, 09-CV-961, NYLJ 1202629741393, at *1 (WDNY, Decided November 19, 2013) 09-CV-961 District Judge Wi