WrongfulDeath

Venus Williams Files Court Protective Order in Wrongful Death Accident

Tennis star Venus Williams is being sued for wrongful death following a car accident in which another driver was tragically killed. Her lawyers filed a protective order that halted an inspection of her car from the deceased’s family and their lawyers. Williams’ party states that they want the inspection to occur when “all parties are… read more

Wyoming Man Facing Charges After Fatal Three-Car Accident

An October 10 three-car accident has left two people dead and a Wyoming man charged in the fatal wreck, according to CBS 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The 27-year-old Wyoming man was officially charged with two counts of operating while impaired causing death in the 63rd District Court on October 11. Each count carried a $25,000… read more

Fountain Three-Vehicle Accident Claims Life of 12-Year-Old

A 12-year-old boy was killed in a three-vehicle accident in Fountain, Colorado on September 23, according to a report by NBC 5 in Colorado Springs. The accident happened at the intersection of Plaza Boulevard and CO 85/87. The 12-year-old was the lone fatality of the wreck, but several others were injured, including a five-week-old girl,… read more

Rock Springs Bulldozer Accident Claims Life of Coal Miner

A bulldozer fell off a 160-foot high wall, killing its operator at the Bridger Coal Mine near Rock Springs, Wyoming, according to the Billings Gazette. The accident happened on October 6 at about 2:30 a.m. When the bulldozer plunged off the wall, the dozer operator, 44, was ejected from the cab and killed. The cause… read more

Tesla Downgraded by Analysts Following Car Fire

Wyoming Public Media is reporting that after a video of a Tesla Model S fire went viral, analysts have downgraded the electric car company. The YouTube video, which made the rounds a couple of weeks ago, shows the car engulfed in flames, according to NPR. “The fire Tuesday was caused by a large metallic object… read more

Mother, 52, Killed in Six Flags Roller Coaster Accident

The Huffington Post is reporting that in mid-July, a 52-year-old mother fell to her death while riding a Six Flags roller coaster. The incident occurred on the Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas, which according to Texas Department of Insurance records, was involved in 14 injuries between April 2008 and April 2013.… read more

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