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?
Lawsuits & Litigation
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.
When police came to arrest Randall McCrary, they found the 45-year old in an unstable state. Covered in his own waste and screaming at convenience store customers, officers took the mentally ill man into custody some four months ago. Once in jail, McCrary couldn’t afford to leave. A municipal court set his bail at $500,
Wisconsin is in settlement talks with juvenile inmates who’d been incarcerated at two juvenile detention facilities. Governor Scott Walker ordered the Lincoln Hill School for Boys and Copper Lake School for Girls closed, months after a judge demanded that abuse at both institutes be ended. Detainees were helped in taking legal action by the Wisconsin
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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.”
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