Category Archives: Wrongful Death
Wrongful Death Trial Begins in Virginia After Fatal Police Shooting
A Virginia wrongful death trial began this October concerning the fatal police shooting of a teenager in the Town of Purcellville, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. This fatal police shooting dates back to May 24, 2014. That is when a Purcellville police officer responded to reports of a teenager armed with… Read More »
What is the Virginia Approach to Wrongful Death Actions?
When a person dies due to a third party’s negligent conduct in Virginia, that person’s surviving family members may pursue a wrongful death action in civil court. These actions allow certain family members and other direct relatives to step into the shoes of their loved one and seek legal damages for the untimely death…. Read More »
4 FAQs About Wrongful Death in Virginia
If a third party is responsible for a loved one’s death in Virginia, then it is possible for the surviving family members to file a wrongful death action. If the surviving family members prove their case in court, then they may be able to recover financial compensation for their anguish and related costs. To… Read More »