Examples of wrongful death in a Sentence
She filed a wrongful death suit against the hospital, alleging that its negligence led to her daughter's death.
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Her family is planning to donate her organs and preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit against Blac Chyna, whose real name is Angela White, for allegedly abusing her and not providing worker’s compensation, The Blast reports.
Jenkins' family filed a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit this week against a sheriff's department and 911 call center in Oregon, reports CBS News correspondent Bianna Golodryga.
His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit, accusing the government of torturing and killing their son.
Jurors in a civil wrongful death trial began deliberating Tuesday about whether Adam Shacknai killed Rebecca Zahau at his brother’s Coronado mansion seven years ago.
The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the results of a wrongful death trial that hit Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCAU -0.28% NV with nearly $40 million in legal damages on account of a Jeep fire that killed a 4-year-old boy.
The report singled out Brius, which has been the subject of media coverage, investigations and wrongful death lawsuits.
A week ago, Cindy and her husband Fred Warmbier filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea, saying its government tortured and killed their son.
Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow Pollack was one of the 17 who died in the Valentine's Day shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, filed the wrongful death lawsuit in Broward County Circuit Court on Monday.
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WRONGFUL DEATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wrongful death for English Language Learners
law : a death caused by someone's mistake or by someone's improper act
legal Definition of wrongful death
- sought damages for the wrongful death of their murdered daughter
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