DUI Collision leads to LAPD Officer’s Death On Friday, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced that a woman from Pacoima pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and vehicular manslaughter.
Three Pedestrians Injured in Crossing Accident According to a San Francisco Police officer, a six year old little girl died and two other people were injured when they were struck by a car near the Polk and Ellis streets on New Year’s Eve.
A wrongful death claim exists when a person dies due to the legal fault of another person. When a wrongful death occurs as an intentional act by another (such as homicide, murder, manslaughter) or as a result of a criminal act (burglary, DUI) the case is usually handled as a criminal matter.
The process of compensating surviving family members for their losses is initiated when family members of deceased individuals bring a suit against individuals or companies who they feel have been responsible, through negligent acts, for the unnecessary death of their loved one.