Family of homeless woman who died in Richmond Heights jail settles wrongful death lawsuit | Law and order | stltoday.com

Richmond Heights is paying the family of Anna Brown more than $560,000.

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The world is full of sadness. Lawsuit against hospitals who turned woman away for failure to diagnose and treat properly.

L.A. County to pay $1.5 million to settle wrongful-death lawsuit in 2015 shooting – LA Times

The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized a $1.5 million settlement of a lawsuit over an officer-involved shooting in 2015.

Source: L.A. County to pay $1.5 million to settle wrongful-death lawsuit in 2015 shooting – LA Times

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Crazy world. Only money and does not bring back the dead.

Piatt County teen killed in bicycle crash with car | News-Gazette.com

Piatt County Coroner Troy Dunn said Ashton Brandenburg, 14, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Illinois 32, just south of Piatt County Road 500 North.

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Bicycle riders have rights to the road also. Investigation will attempt to reveal how collision happened and if any traffic violations occurred. This information may be used in a civil lawsuit for damages.

Estate of student who died jumping from bus is suing school district

The legal guardian of a Grant Middle School student who died after he jumped out of the back of a moving school bus has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Springfield School District and First Student bus company.Hubebia Langston, legal guardian of 14-year-old Idris Alford, alleges negligence on the part of the school district and First Student.Springfield police said Alford opened the back door and jumped out on his own accord while the bus was traveling at approximately 40 mph near

Source: Estate of student who died jumping from bus is suing school district

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It is difficult to prove that bus employees knew of the student’s plans and had time to react and prevent him from acting on his threats. The law also provides a defense when another person’s reckless actions cause his own injuries. This will be a hard case for the estate of the young man.

Report: Brain disease seen in most football players | Sports | pantagraph.com

CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National

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Scary study indicating the link between high school, college and pro football players and traumatic brain injury. Pro football players may file Workers’ Compensation claims. College and High School players must file liability lawsuits because they are not paid workers.