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Linda Chalat

Woman Gunned Down by Ex Had Sought RO

A California woman had sought an emergency restraining order against her estranged husband a week before he shot her in a murder-suicide on last week outside a divorce lawyer’s office…

Linda Chalat

Roller Coaster Tragedy Results from Operator Inattention

Now with the warmer days of summer soon here, families all over the nation will be enjoying big and small amusement centers. But the tragedy that occurred on a Saturday night two summers ago is a…

Linda Chalat

Carbon Monoxide – the Undetected Killer

With snow falling in the high country and weather all over Colorado becoming chilly, more people are likely to fall victim to carbon monoxide poisoning. The tragic death of a mother and her young…

Linda Chalat

Deaths While In Custody Unexplained

Marvin Booker died while in custody, and following the official investigation, his death was ruled a homicide. Booker died in a well-lit room in full view of inmates and workers. Cameras recorded…

Linda Snyder - Director of Marketing

Powers Fasteners Inc. settles $6 million wrongful-death lawsuit

A $6 million settlement was reached earlier this week for a wrongful-death lawsuit involving the family of a woman who was killed when a Big Dig highway tunnel in Boston collapsed on her car in 2006.The lawsuit involved the epoxy supplier, Powers Fasteners Inc. The woman, Milena Del Valle, was crushed when 26 tons of concreted ceiling panels collapsed while driving through the tunnel.It was…

April Armani

Man Shot Inside Capitol in Denver

An armed man was shot to death by Governor Ritter’s security staff at the Capitol. While news reports are just now coming in, it appears the man stated “I am the emperor and I’m here to take over state government” just prior to being shot by security.For more information on this subject matter, please refer to our section on Wrongful Death.

April Armani

Indictment Against Teen Handed Down by Grand Jury

On March 13, 2007, a group of teenagers were allegedly drinking — one of those drunken teenagers got behind the wheel, drove drunk and struck a car killing 17 year old Samara Stricklen. While the Jefferson County police originally believed the drunk driver was 16 year old Alison Bowen, however, the grand jury reached a different conclusion yesterday afternoon.The grand jury indicted 17 year…

April Armani

Indifference at Denver County Jail

The family of Emily Rae Rice, the twenty-four year old who died needlessly in the hands of Denver County Jail employees, files suit against the City and County of Denver, Denver Health and nearly 50 deputies, jail guards, doctors and nurses.It is absolutely amazing that in this day and age someone like Emily Rae Rice could die due to the negligent actions of those entities entrusted with the…

Staff Writer

NYC May be Sued for Infant Brain Injury Incident

New York State Supreme Court Justice Doris Ling-Cohan ruled that a woman whose daughter sustained a traumatic brain injury at a city-licensed daycare center (First Steps) in 2000 could sue New York City. The woman researched several daycare centers before allowing her daughter to be put under the care of First Steps Daycare Center. Her criteria called for a “licensed, investigated,…

Staff Writer

17-month old girl dies at home day care center in Aurora

A 17-month-old girl was found unconscious and not breathing at a home day care center in Aurora on Tuesday, December 12th. She was later pronounced dead after she was taken by ambulance to The Children’s Hospital. According to family members, the girl was not ill and did not have any special medical conditions. Both a neighbor and the husband of the day-care provider attempted to give the…