Wrongful Death

Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, At Least 10 Lives Lost

Charter Bus Full of Students Collides with FedEx Truck, Claiming At Least 10 Lives

A bus packed with Los Angeles high school students en route to tour Humboldt State University collided with a FedEx freight truck in Northern California last night, killing at least 10 people.

Officials from the Los Angeles Unified School District said that 19 of its students were aboard the bus, which was devoured in flames after the FedEx truck crossed a grassy median on Interstate 5 and slammed into it. Witnesses told the Los Angeles Times that the crash “sounded like a series of explosions,” and reported [...]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit by Family of Woman Frozen to Death at Hospital to Proceed

Wrongful Death Lawsuit by Family of Woman Frozen to Death at Hospital to Proceed
An appellate court has ruled that the family of a woman who may have frozen to death after being declared dead prematurely and placed in a morgue can move forward with a wrongful death lawsuit against a Los Angeles hospital.

In July 2010, Maria de Jesus Arroyo, 80, suffered a heart attack and was pronounced dead after being transported by ambulance to White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights. Days later, mortuary workers found her body in an unzipped body bag, face-down. She had a broken [...]