wrongful death

Parents File Suit Against BGE After 8-Year-Old Son Killed In Gas ExplosionTaking legal action. The family of a little boy killed in a gas explosion files a hefty lawsuit against energy giant BGE. They say the utility could have prevented his death.
Md. Now A Defendant In Wrongful Death LawsuitRelatives of a man with Down syndrome who died in the custody of three Frederick County sheriff's deputies have added the state of Maryland to those allegedly liable for his death.
Dismissal Sought In Md. Theater Death LawsuitThree Frederick County sheriff's deputies are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they caused a man with Down syndrome to suffocate as they tried to wrestle him out of a Frederick movie theater last January.
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.
D.C. Fire Department Sued Over Man's DeathRelatives of a man who died while waiting for an ambulance in the District of Columbia on a day when dozens of firefighters called in sick have filed a $12 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city's Fire and EMS Department.
Family Of Md. Teen Hit By Car Awarded $90MA Prince George's County jury has awarded $90 million to the family of a 13-year-old girl who died after being struck by a car as she tried to cross the street to reach her bus stop.
Trooper Cleared In Wrongful Death Trial A jury in Frederick has cleared a Maryland State Police trooper in a wrongful death trial stemming from a shooting in Libertytown in 2010.
$100,000 Settlement For Coal Miners' FamiliesTwo families will split $100,000 in a settlement of a wrongful death suit brought after two coal miners were killed in a high-wall collapse.
Judge Delays Trials In 2009 Metro Crash CasesA judge has delayed the start of two trials resulting from the 2009 crash on Metro's red line.
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.
Md. Prison Bus Slaying Dispute Headed For TrialA judge ruled Wednesday that there is enough evidence for a trial on whether the state was negligent when an inmate killed another inmate aboard a prison bus in 2005.