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2012-12-26 05:01:31

Recently, the estate of a deceased Rhode Island woman received significant damages after hiring the Woonsocket Personal Injury Attorneys at d'Oliveira & Associates. Case: WN-12412 Woonsocket, RI (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 The auto accident attorneys at d'Oliveira & Associates recently recovered a settlement of $250,000 for one of their clients. The client represented was the Administrator of the estate of an 88 year old Woonsocket woman, who was killed as a result of an automobile...

2012-09-27 23:03:58

Seattle wrongful death attorney Chris Davis explains why the DOC settlement is a victory for more than just the families represented in the wrongful death lawsuit. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 28, 2012 The Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC) announced Friday that it has finally reached a financial settlement regarding a wrongful death lawsuit (case # 10-4-00068-5 in Pierce County Superior Court) filed by the families of three Lakewood police officers who were slain by a...

2012-04-07 23:01:29

Negligence Cited as Primary Cause of 65-Year-Old Woman´s Death in December 2011 San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2012 The California personal injury attorneys at Estey Bomberger have filed a lawsuit against a trucking company after a truck vs. pedestrian collision claimed the life of Katie Lorraine Reed late last year. The suit against T&T Crane and Truck, LLC, was filed on March 13, 2012, on behalf of the victim´s son, Edward Woodruff, in Ventura Superior Court. According to...

2012-02-25 08:00:00

Craig Swapp & Associates is now helping families after a loved one dies from an unfortunate accident involving another´s negligence. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) February 25, 2012 The law firm of Craig Swapp & Associates understands that, when a family member dies due to an unfortunate accident because of a negligent act of another person or business, the surviving family members face difficult burdens of financial and emotional hardships. The Utah-based law firm is dedicated...

2012-01-28 08:00:00

The law firm of Penney and Associates reported an award of $1.2 million entered against Southern California Permanente Medical Group, in a wrongful death claim for medical malpractice following an over prescription of medication for a thyroid condition. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 The law firm of Penney and Associates reports that in the matter of Fitzgerald v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, et al, Case. No. OIA #10177, at the Office of the Independent Administrator, the...

2011-04-23 00:00:30

The case is Martin v. Busch, 11SL-001294, Circuit Court of St. Louis County, Missouri. The issue is the settlement, and the factors a judge in California would look to in approving, or disapproving the amounts offered to the surviving child of August Busch IV's dead girlfriend, for the alleged negligent death of drug/oxycodone/cocaine overdose, and what to do when confronted with a potential negligent killing of another when a minor is involved. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2011...

2011-01-22 00:00:37

Not everyone knows what wrongful death really is. It could be caused by an intentional act that is not negligent. Or it could be both. Michael Ehline, attorney, and wrongful death expert explains. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 Wrongful death in most cases occurs through negligence; this is a type of death that can happen in the workplace, in a vehicle accident, a death caused by a defective product or design. Age is not a factor in the wrongful death and it is the most...

2006-01-25 07:48:47

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stun-gun maker Taser International Inc. on Wednesday said that a U.S. district court in Michigan had dismissed a wrongful injury lawsuit against it. The court dismissed with prejudice the training injury lawsuit filed by Nick Kerchoff against Taser, the company said in a statement. This is the 12th wrongful death or injury lawsuit to be dismissed or resolved in favor of the company in the past 18 months, it said.

2005-11-18 16:23:16

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Eight months after actor Robert Blake was acquitted of criminal murder charges in the shooting death of his wife, a civil court jury on Friday found him liable for her slaying in a wrongful death suit brought by her children and ordered him to pay $30 million in damages. The ruling capped eight days of deliberations in an 11-week civil trial. The 72-year-old former star of the 1970s TV detective show "Baretta" was ordered to pay the damages for for the death...

2005-11-18 16:15:05

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Eight months after actor Robert Blake was acquitted of criminal murder charges in the shooting death of his wife, a civil court jury on Friday found him liable for her slaying in a wrongful death suit brought by her children and ordered him to pay $30 million in damages. The ruling capped eight days of deliberations in an 11-week civil trial. The 72-year-old former star of the 1970s TV detective show "Baretta" was ordered to pay the damages for for the death...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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