Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) have determined that a helicopter pilot became disoriented while trying to climb above cloud cover before crashing into a hillside in Calabasas, killing Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven others. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, this determination was presented this week, more than a year after the fatal crash. …Read the rest »
Category: Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death - Bisnar Chase Blog
Wrongful death is a term used to describe a death due to the negligence or irresponsibility of another party. These deaths can occur in any personal injury situations and the surviving family members can pursue emotional damages on account of the responsible party’s negligent actions.
Bisnar Chase updates this blog to keep viewers aware of dangerous wrongful death situations.
Report Says Pilot Became Disoriented Before Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant and Eight Others
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed over the drowning of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera, who died this summer while boating with her 4-year-old son on a lake in Ventura County. According to an Associated Press news report, the lawsuit, filed on behalf of Rivera’s son and his father (Rivera’s ex-husband), blames Ventura County and managers of Lake Piru for Rivera’s death on July 8. …Read the rest »
A family in Texas has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against Tyson Foods after a woman suffered a work-related injury, contracted the coronavirus and died. According to a news report in Click2Houston.com, Pwar Gay worked as a meat cutter at the Tyson meatpacking plant in Amarillo, Texas. Her family said Gay tripped, fell and injured her knee in a job-related accident. Tyson reportedly sent Gay to its company clinic where she received first aid and was sent back to work. …Read the rest »
The estate of 51-year-old Wando Evans, who contracted the coronavirus and died from the illness last month, has sued his employer, Walmart, alleging it failed to provide workers with protective masks and gloves and failed to properly disinfect the store. According to a report on Marketwatch.com, Evans was employed by Walmart for 15 years at a store in Evergreen Park, Illinois, and died March 25 as a result of COVID-19. Four days later, Evans’s co-worker at the store died from complications of the coronavirus. …Read the rest »
Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa Bryant, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the owner and operator of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, last month. According to a KTLA news report, the lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, said the pilot, Ara Zobayan, was negligent when he flew in cloudy conditions the morning of Jan. 26 and should have aborted the flight that killed all nine people on board. …Read the rest »
America is fascinated and horrified by serial killers in equal measure. We want to know the details of every case and explore how a person could ever commit such atrocities.
Infamous serial killers have plagued communities across the world for more than 130 years. Some of these famous murderers are careless and slip up quickly, while others continue their murderous sprees for years before they are caught. A few of the worst serial killers have never been captured.
In this post, we reveal the top-40 most deadly and infamous serial killers, plus an extra 10 who nearly made the cut. Find out who they were, the details of their violent attacks, how they were caught, and what happened to them.
Tiger Woods faces a wrongful death lawsuit after a 24-year-old employee at the golfer’s flagship restaurant crashed his car after being served alcohol while working as a bartender. According to a CBS news report, Woods is being sued along with his girlfriend Erica Herman and his Woods Jupiter Corporation, which runs the restaurant in Jupiter, Florida. …Read the rest »
A 13-year-old autistic boy, who died after being restrained in a specialty school in Northern California last month, has been identified by family members as Max Benson. According to a KTLA news report, Benson died Nov. 28, days after he was hospitalized after losing consciousness while being restrained by a staff member on campus. A California Department of Education report stated that the use of restraint was in violation of a number of state laws and not in accordance with the teen’s behavior intervention plan. …Read the rest »
Social media was taken by storm when founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg put Facebook on the map. Millions of users logged in to post and share moments of their everyday life. What was meant to connect people from all over the world though, has now become a hazard zone where young teens are bullied. …Read the rest »
Family members of former USC fullback Douglas MacKenzie and former UCLA running back Rodney Stensrud have filed wrongful death lawsuits against the NCAA alleging that the sport’s governing body did not properly informing college football players about the risks of head injuries and impact traumatic brain injuries such as concussions could have on their long-term quality of life. According to a report in the Los Angeles Times, these are among the first in a wave of lawsuits expected against NCAA and its conferences and universities in the coming months. …Read the rest »