Wrongful Death

Coal Miner Dead After Accident at Wyoming’s Black Thunder Mine

WyoFile is reporting that on August 16 an industrial accident claimed the life of one Wyoming miner and injured another. The accident occurred in southern Campbell County at Black Thunder mine. The miner who was killed was 24 and had worked at the mine for three years. The miner who was injured was 38. His… read more

Colorado Woman Accidentally Shot Dead

[map id=”map1″ w=”375″ h=”375″ address=”Federal Heights, CO” marker=”no” z=”14″] A Colorado woman, 22, died from a gunshot wound after accidentally shooting herself in the head with an assault rifle that she had just recently purchased, according to the NY Daily News. Anastasia Adair of Federal Heights, Colorado was at home with her husband, Shane, and… read more

Family Of Deceased Hockey Player To Sue The National Hockey League

The family of deceased professional hockey player Derek Boogaard has filed a wrongful death suit against the National Hockey League (NHL). The family claims that the NHL is responsible for the brain damage Boogaard sustained during his years as an “enforcer” in the league and his addiction to prescription painkillers. On May 13, 2011, Boogaard… read more

Fatal Car Accident on Highway 93 Caused by Illegal Passing

The name of a 61-year-old woman killed in a car crash on March 13 has been released to the public. The Daily Camera reported that Patricia Bybee of Littleton was involved in a three-car accident, and died at the scene from a possible brain injury. The wreck was caused by 21-year-old Michael McCoy, who attempted… read more

Excessive Speed Considered Factor In Peyton Head-On Collision

Charges may be brought against 25-year-old Sarah Larocca, the driver of a Volkswagen Jetta that caused a major head-on collision last month. Authorities said that Larocca drifted into oncoming traffic on Jones Road, and subsequently collided with a sedan traveling east bound. The force of the car accident caused Larocca, one adult passenger, a 1-year-old… read more

Authorities Still Investigating Cause Of Accident That Killed Woodland Park High Schooler

High school sophomore Kevin McDonald was traveling to school with his older brother and younger sister on the morning of February 1, when their vehicle was struck by a 2007 Lincoln Navigator attempting to turn left into Pikes Peak Regional Hospital. According to KKTV, the impact of the collision violently forced the Jeep McDonald and… read more

Colorado Company Fighting To Have Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In State

Kona, Hawaii is a well-known tourist spot that offers many attractions such as surfing, snorkeling and other water sports. Last year, 15-year-old Tyler Madoff traveled to Hawaii to take part in a vacation organized by Bold Earth Teen Adventures. The trip offered lessons on how to surf, among other activities, just off the Kona Coast.… read more

Wyoming and Colorado Accident Attorneys: Electricity Tower Accident Could Have Killed Dozens

Jimmy Trinh was awakened at 5:35 a.m. by a knock on his door. It was a police officer and a firefighter telling him that he needed to leave his house immediately. His family spent the rest of the night at a neighbor’s house. He did not realize how much danger he was in until the… read more

Fatal Kayaking Accident Inspires Wrongful Death Suit

A wrongful death lawsuit blames Gonzaga University, the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department and a tour guide for negligence that lead to the death of 18-year-old Christopher Gormley. Gormley was one of seven university students who went on the kayaking trip organized by the university and partially funded by the city. According to the lawsuit,… read more

Toyota Begins Settling Wrongful Death Lawsuits

A few years ago, wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits flooded Toyota’s offices. The office recently settled the first of many wrongful death suits. There are still hundreds of lawsuits pending. The suit was filed on behalf of Paul Van Alfen and Charlene Jones Lloyd, a couple who died when their Toyota Camry hit a… read more