Family of Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot by Deputies Sue King County

After the tragic fatal shooting of a 23-year-old pregnant woman, Renee Davis, her family is moving forward in filing a “wrongful death lawsuit against the county and deputies in King County Superior Court.” The lawsuit stems from the fatal shooting in 2016 that claimed Davis’ life when sheriff deputies, “who had been dispatched to check on her well-being,” opened fire and killed her. But what transpired leading up to the shooting? Why were deputies dispatched to check on her in the first place?


Paterson Public Schools, K&M Transportation Agree to Settlement, Ending Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The parents of 14-year-old Onynx Williams reached a $1.4 million settlement in their wrongful death lawsuit against Paterson Public Schools, K&M Transportation, and the Bergen County Special Services School District. The lawsuit itself was filed after Onynx “stepped out of a moving school bus through a rear emergency exit to her death” back in January of 2013. According to the agreement, $400,000 of the settlement will be paid by Paterson Public Schools, and about $200,000 will be paid by the Bergen County Special Services School District. The rest will largely be paid by K&M Transportation.








Otter Creek Reservoir Drowning Results in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A mother recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a handful of “state and federal entities” after her 17-year-old son, Chase Clark, drowned back on August 6, 2016. The tragic accident occurred “in Otter Creek Reservoir in Piute County while his family was attending a family reunion.” Shortly after the accident, the mother, Melissa Betley, “hired attorney Eric Olson with the law firm, Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt to investigate the drowning.”