NCAA Asks Judge To Seal Documents In Wrongful-death LawsuitThe NCAA has asked a Montgomery County judge to seal 14 documents in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the family of former Frostburg State University football player Derek Sheely.
Md. Seeks Dismissal Of Custody Death LawsuitThe state of Maryland is seeking dismissal of allegations in a federal lawsuit that it contributed to the wrongful death of a man with Down syndrome who suffocated in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff's deputies moonlighting as mall security guards.
Md. Family Sues Frostburg University's Coaches After Son's DeathA Frostburg University football player died during the 2011 preseason. Now his family is blaming what they call the "utter incompetence" of the coaching staff. They have filed a lawsuit against the coaches, the NCAA and the helmet manufacturer.
Derek Boogaard's Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against NHLThe family of an NHL player who died of an accidental overdose of pain medication and alcohol has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the NHL, blaming it for brain damage he suffered as an enforcer and for his addiction to prescription painkillers.
Sheriff's Deputy Defends Use Of Taser In Wrongful Death LawsuitA Frederick County sheriff's deputy takes the stand, defending his use of a Taser. Four years ago, he fired the weapon, killing a 20-year-old. Now the victim's family seeks millions in a wrongful death lawsuit.