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Children Sue After 68-Year-Old Man Killed By Deputies

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

While Black Folk aren’t the only ones who are killed by police officers, incidents involving Black suspects tend to be disproportionately represented. That doesn’t mean that white folks don’t also get killed, maimed, and otherwise have their rights violated by police officers. It just tends not to make headlines. But in this case, you… Read More »

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Family Of Bill Paxton Wins Partial Medical Malpractice Verdict

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of the late great Bill Paxton who was famous for his roles in Frailty and Aliens filed a wrongful death/medical malpractice lawsuit against the anesthesiologist who administered during his heart surgery. The family has received a partial settlement of $1 million from the anesthesia company that provided services during Paxton’s heart surgery…. Read More »

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Activision Sued After Suicide Death Of Female Employee

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Let’s talk about bullying lawsuits. Bullying lawsuits are generally only possible to win when the bullying is physical. In other words, the bully must physically lay hands on you in order for you to sue them. One exception is made in cases where the bullying is so egregious that it shocks the conscience of… Read More »

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Judge Dismisses Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Pastors

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

This is a weird one, so pay attention. The family of an 18-year-old babysitter filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the pastors for whom she was babysitting after the woman was found floating facedown in their pool. Paramedics arrived 12 minutes later, but the babysitter was unresponsive. She was taken off life support days… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Filed In Officer-Involved Shooting

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A wrongful death lawsuit has emerged in the shooting death of a suspect in a hotel room. Police say that the man grabbed an officer’s taser and began tasing a police officer before the officer opened fire and killed the man. Attorneys for the plaintiffs contend that newly released surveillance footage shows the suspect… Read More »

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Hospital Ignores Requests For Medical Records After Child’s Death

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

One of the best ways to handle a claim of personal injury against you is to ignore it completely. Of course, the courts prevent this strategy from working indefinitely. In a recent lawsuit, an attorney representing the mother of a 7-year-old girl who died during a routine surgery sent out several requests for the… Read More »

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University Sued After College Student Murdered

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

A university is being sued after two armed assailants broke into a college student’s apartment and shot him to death. According to the plaintiff, they were able to access the university apartments because security technology that should have locked the doors from the outside malfunctioned, failed, or the assailants were able to hack their… Read More »

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Family Investigating Death Of Teen Who Fell From Ride

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a 14-year-old who died after falling 430 feet from an amusement park ride is considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the park pending an investigation. Other than the fact that the 14-year-old weighed over 300 lbs. and stood 6’5” no one is sure how the incident occurred. In cases like… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Allowed To Move Forward Against Caseworker

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

Social workers and caseworkers are government employees. The government passes laws that “permit” injury lawsuits to proceed against them, but actually limit damages, limit the types of allegations you can make, and prevent a large majority of personal injury lawsuits based on negligence from proceeding to court. For example, a police officer who beats… Read More »

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Family Files Wrongful Death Against Assisted Living Facility

By Gillette Law, P.A. |

The family of a Denver woman who died in an assisted living facility has filed a lawsuit against the assisted living facility claiming that their negligence directly resulted in the woman’s death. According to the lawsuit, the woman was left unattended in the shower where she slipped and fell. According to the woman’s care… Read More »

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