Wrongful Death

Family Awarded Millions in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

On October 14, a jury found that Denver’s police department used excessive force in a 2010 incident that killed one prisoner. The jurors awarded the victim’s family more than $4.5 million in punitive damages. According to reports, the 56-year-old street preacher was arrested on drug paraphernalia charges. After an altercation, five officers laid on top … Continue reading

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Can a Father Sue Grandparents Over His Son’s Wrongful Death?

A three-year-old Colorado boy drowned in a neighbor’s pool during a visit with his grandparents. The victim’s father has filed a wrongful death suit against the couple, alleging that their negligent supervision directly caused the boy’s death. In July 2013, the boy’s family was visiting the grandparents before a relative was deployed to Afghanistan. According … Continue reading

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