Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Connection with Fatal Pedestrian Accident

by Keith Adkins | August 23rd, 2013

August 23, 2013 The Utah Wrongful Death Attorneys with Robert J. DeBry & Associates explain that when an individual is killed as the result of another person’s negligence, the victim’s family may have the right to seek compensation for their losses with a civil lawsuit. This was the case recently following the death of an [...]

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Utah Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Local Police Department

by Keith Adkins | July 12th, 2013

July 12, 2013 A Utah Wrongful Death Lawsuit was filed on behalf of a woman fatally shot during an investigation by the West Valley Police Department’s Narcotics Unit. The lawsuit names two detectives involved in the shooting, their supervisor, and the former chief of the department as defendants in the case. The Claims Journal reports [...]

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Utah Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Runaway Teen

by Keith Adkins | February 22nd, 2013

Feb. 22, 2013 A Utah Wrongful Death Lawsuit was filed on behalf of a 13-year-old girl who was shot and killed by law enforcement in a parking lot in Jan. 2011. An article from KSL News explains that the lawsuit names the State of Utah, the Utah Department of Human Services, Utah Youth Village, two [...]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Connection with Veteran’s Passing

by Keith Adkins | November 2nd, 2012

Nov. 2, 2012 A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 30-year-old veteran who allegedly died from a medication overdose following surgery. Deseret News stated that the lawsuit claims the man’s death was the direct result of a Veteran Affairs (VA) hospital medical staff’s negligence. On Oct. 19, 2010, the victim entered [...]

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Mining Company Faces Nearly $1 Million in Fines for Crandall Canyon Collapse

by Keith Adkins | September 28th, 2012

Sept. 28, 2012 Genwal Resources Inc., the operator of the Crandall Canyon mine which collapsed in 2007 killing nine, has been found at fault for the disaster by the Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). As a result, they were ordered to pay nearly $1 million in fines. The Washington Post reports the fines are [...]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Salt Lake City Man

by Keith Adkins | September 7th, 2012

Sept.7, 2012 The family of a 44-year-old Salt Lake City man filed a Utah wrongful death lawsuit against the Salt Lake City Metro Police Department yesterday, claiming their excessive use of force led to the man’s death earlier this summer. According to an article published by The Standard-Examiner, the incident occurred on June 9 at [...]

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Family Files Utah Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Law Enforcement

by Keith Adkins | June 21st, 2012

June 15, 2012 A family has filed a Utah Wrongful Death Lawsuit against federal law enforcement agencies, claiming they caused a 60-year-old doctor’s suicide after questioning and arresting him. According to an article from KSL News, the suicide occurred after being accused of allegedly smuggling and trading Indian artifacts off of protected tribal lands. In [...]

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Man sentenced for Salt Lake City wrongful death

by rda | September 23rd, 2010

A man stabbed his friend in a Salt Lake City wrongful death and received up to 30 years in prison. According to deseretnews.com, the man who killed his friend in the Salt Lake City wrongful death was sentenced for two second-degree felonies of 15 years for each sentence to be served consecutively. The Salt Lake [...]

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Boy Scout dies in possible Utah wrongful death

by rda | July 22nd, 2010

According to the Associated Press, an 18-year-old Boy Scount is dead after falling 100 feet from a rock formation in Utah, which could be considered a Utah wrongful death. The 18-year-old tried to jump from one span of a bridge to another but fell backward in this possible Utah wrongful death. Read more. Do you [...]

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