Golfer Tiger Woods, who boasts a grand total of 81 PGA victories, is being charged, along with his girlfriend, for the wrongful death of one of his bartenders, Nicholas Immesberger. The Woods Jupiter restaurant and bar is owned by the renowned golfer and managed by his girlfriend, Erica Herman. She is also being charged for Immesberger’s death. Immesberger, 24, died on … [Read more...] about Wrongful Death Charge Against Tiger Woods
The state of Washington is looking at changes in laws regarding who may file a wrongful death lawsuit. Proposed legislation would permit the parents of adult children to sue if their son or daughter’s death can be attributed to negligence. To understand the proposed change, let’s take a step back and examine the standards for a wrongful death lawsuit. The conditions for … [Read more...] about Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? One State Seeks Change
Did you know that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States next to heart disease and cancer? When a loved one dies, family members often are left to wonder if there could have been something done to prevent the death. Autopsies are generally the only way to truly determine if there was negligence involved. An autopsy, also known as a post … [Read more...] about Is an Autopsy Important in a Wrongful Death Case?
The drama and questions surrounding Prince’s death are far from over. Almost two years to the date, the investigation has closed with no charges being filed. Unsatisfied with this verdict, Prince’s family has decided not to let it stop there. They recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against UnityPoint Health. The family feels that a doctor and pharmacist at the … [Read more...] about All’s Not Lost: Prince’s Family Hoping To Shed Light On Opiate Epidemic
Did you know that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States following cancer and heart disease? According to a John Hopkins study, more than 250,000 people die from medical errors each year. Could overworked nurses be a contributor to some of these terrible hospital accidents? When a person comes to the hospital, they should be able to trust … [Read more...] about Does Nurse Exhaustion Contribute to Medical Errors?