Wrongful Death’s By Police


Family of mentally ill man files federal wrongful-death lawsuit 

Jun 29, 2013 – The family of a mentally ill man filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court Friday claiming three officers, despite knowing the man was 

Culpeper judge upholds claim against police chief in Cook wrongful 

Jul 31, 2013 – A judge ruled Monday that a valid claim had been stated against the Culpeper Police Chief in the $5 million wrongful death suit being pursued 

Wrongful death suit filed against Redding police for June 2012 fatal 

Aug 12, 2013 – The family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by Reddingpolice last year has filed a wrongful death suit against the city, police Chief Rob 

Parents of 16-year-old boy shot by police plan to file 

May 8, 2013 – A 16-year-old boy shot by police in Brooklyn two months ago lay mortally wounded on the ground for 15 minutes before getting medical 
Jun 4, 2013 – Brandon Dunbar was fleeing police in March 2012 when he was shot; attorney alleges cover-up, indifference to injury.

Culosi wrongful death trial against Officer Deval V. Bullock set for Jan

Five years after optometrist Salvatore J. Culosi was shot to death outside his home by a Fairfax County police officer, that officer will go on trial in January, to face a wrongful death civil suit filed by Culosi’s parents,

Parents sue Capitol Police in shooting

The parents of a Fort Washington man shot and killed by police just blocks from the US Capitol in July 2009 have filed a wrongful death suit in federal …

Houston Police Use Innocent Citizens as Human Shield in Road Blockade

Sep 6, 2010‎ Michael Callahan and The Callahan Law Firm represent people throughout the state of Texas in serious injury and wrongful death cases. …

Pasadena officers in Barnes’ shooting named in federal court papers

Sep 3, 2010‎ The officers were identified as Police Officer No. 1 and Police Officer No. 2, in a wrongful death lawsuit filed last year. On Wednesday federal court …

Court papers identify Pasadena officers who shot and killed parolee

Sep 2, 2010‎ Papers in a wrongful-death suit name Charles Glen Reep and Michael Alvarado as the policemen who fatally shot Leroy Barnes Jr. in 2009 during a traffic stop …


Mesa Police Department Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Police Shooting for $3,000,000.00 after 15 year old Mario Madrigal threatened suicide with a knife. Police storm house, taser him once, and then 3 officers shoot him 10 times killing him

Wrongful Death, Family awarded $1.2 million settlement after Anthony Scott had left a birthday party to buy candles and cigarettes at a gas station, confronted by police, asked to step out of the vehicle and was shot twice because it appeared he was trying to reach for a weapon in his lap.

Illinois Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled by Police Over Excessive Taser Use. Although Roger Holyfield was unarmed, handcuffed and laying facedown on the ground, the officers reportedly shot him with a Taser several times resulting in his death.

Taser Lawsuit Settled for $2.4M and Police Will Suspend Stun Gun Use over the death of Stanley Harlan, who was struck with a Taser three times for resisting attempts to handcuff him following a stop for suspected drunk driving

City Settles WrongfulDeath Lawsuit for Police Shooting after victim was shot in the back by a police sniper on Nov. 4, 2005, while he was talking on a cell phone

Indiana Police Settle Wrongful Death Suit Over Police Crash. Police agreed to pay man $75,000 after his fiancee was killed and he was seriously injured when a driver fleeing police crashed into his car.

Shelby Township police settle $1.95 million wrongful death of man who was being apprehended for running in traffic in his underwear. Victim was struck repeatedly by police with Tasers and beaten, he was then suffocated to death while police were restraining him

Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Police Shooting Settled after man was was fatally shot in the back of the head by trooper during a police pursuit.

$1.2 Million Wrongful Death, Police Shooting, jury verdict on behalf of a mother whose schizophrenic son was shot 14 times and killed by police

Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Over Police Chase That Ended in Fatality of a Billings nurse killed by a drunken teenager who was fleeing from police

New Jersey family settles $1.35 million police wrongful death lawsuit after police officer fatally shot the victim six times during a confrontation in the man’s apartment

WrongfulDeath Suit Filed in Police Beating of mentally disabled man who died when he was shot, handcuffed, then beat at least a dozen times by Charleston police

Wrongful death suit against Epping Police continues dispite a request to dismiss the case brought against the Epping Police Department by the family of murdered man

Wrongful Death Suit Settled Against Chattanooga Police, after victim that suffered fractured ribs, a dislocated shoulder joint with a fracture and multiple abrasions in the arrest, died from positional asphyxia