One woman is dead and a man is in serious condition following a wrong-way crash on Highway 550, according to state police. Colorado authorities were called to the scene of the two-car accident that claimed the life of an 89-year-old female passenger in one of the vehicles. So far, no criminal charges have been filed against either driver, but a wrongful death suit might still be possible in civil court.
Two people who were killed in a single-vehicle accident in Garfield County have been identified by police, according to local sources. Colorado authorities responded to calls about a serious accident in Rifle that claimed the life of two passengers and injured a third. The driver may face criminal charges, and state law will also allow the families of the deceased to file wrongful death suits against him in civil court.
A pedestrian is dead following a car crash on Interstate 76, according to authorities. Colorado police responded to the fatal accident the night of Nov. 19. The driver involved has not been criminally charged as of this report, but it is still possible the family of the deceased victim may file a wrongful death lawsuit in civil court.
A 30-year-old man is dead following a collision with a police cruiser, according to local sources. Colorado Springs Police have yet to issue an official statement, but it has been confirmed the unidentified motorcyclist lost his life in the crash. So far, no criminal charges have been filed, but the family of the deceased man may choose to assess the viability of filing a wrongful death claim in civil court.
Legal repercussions over the murder of socialite Nancy Pfister continue. Her daughter, Juliana, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Colorado against Nancy Masson-Styler, the woman she believes was complicit in the murder of her mother. The wrongful death lawsuit also claims that William Styler III, Masson-Styler's husband at the time of the murder, fraudulently confessed to the murder solely to keep his wife from standing trial for the crime.
It happens more often than Colorado residents may think. A person dies because of the negligence of another party, and the family of the deceased chooses to file a wrongful death lawsuit on his or her behalf. A teenage boy was recently killed amid circumstances that could constitute grounds for a wrongful death claim. Should the family opt to pursue this type of legal action, they would have to meet the two-year deadline as required by the state's statue of limitations
Lawsuits are filed for all kinds of reasons. When someone is injured or dies because of the negligence of another party, those affected may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit. A Colorado man recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a marijuana store and a manufacturer of pot candy.
Minor accidents are common and can happen at any time and in any place. Major accidents, those causing significant injury or death, are often the result of negligence. Those types of accidents can result in the injured person or surviving family members of a deceased victim to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. One woman's family may be considering those options against a Colorado ski resort after a fall from a chairlift caused her death.
The tragic loss of a loved one due to the negligence of another person can leave a person devastated. After the grieving often comes a decided course of action that may include a wrongful death lawsuit. A Colorado man and his daughter are plaintiffs in a wrongful death suit filed after the man's wife was killed by an intoxicated driver.
The loss of a loved one is typically devastating, especially if the death is caused by the negligence of another person. In many cases, the survivors will undergo a myriad of emotions as they try to deal with the fact that their beloved family member is no longer there for them to see or hold ever again. Surviving family members often choose to file a wrongful death lawsuit to pursue recovery of financial losses. A woman has filed a wrongful death suit after her husband was killed at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo earlier in the year.