Wrongful Death Archives

Loss of a loved one to suicide prompts parents' acne drug lawsuit

Parents of teenagers in Ohio and around the country might want to take notice of a lawsuit filed by the mother and father of a 17-year-old who committed suicide while having his acne treated with Aczone. The wrongful death suit claims that the topical medication set off a deep depression in their son that resulted in the taking of his own life. The teen's parents are suing Allergan and AmerisourceBergen for punitive and compensatory damages for breach of warranty, fraud, improper marketing and misleading labeling.

Ohio court to hear arguments in wrongful death suit

An Ohio appellate court is set to hear arguments in a wrongful death case that spans from an accident that occurred back in August 2011. The fatal accident involved a 90-year-old man who was driving his motorcycle through a construction zone while work was being performed. The question at hand is whether the county worker who caused the accident should be held liable for his actions in the case.

Wrongful death suit settled when man dies after hospital release

Most people expect that when they receive treatment at a hospital they won't be released until they have fully recovered from their illness or injury. Not so for an Ohio man, whose family recently settled a $500,000 wrongful death lawsuit with a medical center.

Crash in Montgomery County results in a wrongful death lawsuit

Accidents happen. Sometimes they happen through bizarre coincidences, and sometimes they happen through negligence. Three survivors of a crash from last summer believe that negligence was a factor in their accident and have recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Montgomery County Court because of it.

Is one workout supplement the cause of wrongful deaths?

People across the country have grown more aware of their personal fitness in recent years. Some people like to take their fitness experience to the next level, exploring dietary supplements that manufacturers might claim will help a person push their limits. But what happens if a supplement pushes a person over the edge? Should the company who makes the supplement be held accountable?

80-year-old Ohio woman kills 13-year-old in hit and run accident

Many residents of Ohio likely have loved ones who are reaching an elderly age where they become easily confused. Some of these older individuals may have difficulty driving safely. Upon the occurrence of an accident, some of these citizens may become frightened and not know what to do. Recently an 80-year-old Ohio woman left the scene of a fatal accident. The court system has sentenced her to five years of probation for her actions and involvement in the accident.

Foggy conditions may have led to fatal car wreck on Ohio road

Big rigs are traveling the roads of Ohio day in and day out. Semi drivers are required to exercise a certain elevated standard of care when driving on the roads due not only to the nature of the vehicles that they are driving, but also, due to the hazardous nature of the loads they often carry. Often times, a collision involving a semi can quickly become a fatal car wreck. Unfortunately, this recently occurred in an accident in Ohio.

Ohio man dies from internal bleeding caused by medication

When someone unexpectedly loses a loved one, they almost always need emotional support to work through what can be a very difficult time. Losing a loved one is difficult enough, but when the unexpected loss is caused by another's negligence, the family may not only need emotional support but also legal support. When someone else's lack of care causes a death, the family and loved ones of the deceased may be able to recover compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit.

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