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Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

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Indiana survivor’s suit seeks to halt duck boats

An Indiana woman whose husband and three children drowned when a duck boat sank in a Missouri lake has filed a federal lawsuit in Kansas City requesting an end to the manufacture and operation of the amphibious vehicles in the U.S. and elsewhere until they are redesigned for safety.
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7th Circuit rules for paramedic in patient-arrestee’s death

Case law does not clearly establish that a paramedic can violate a patient-arrestee’s Fourth Amendment rights by exercising medical judgment to administer a sedative in a medical emergency, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed Wednesday.

The court ruled in the paramedic's favor on all counts brought by the estate of a man sedated during a naked public rampage.
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Lawsuit filed in fatal duck boat sinking seeks $100 million

A lawsuit seeking $100 million in damages has been filed against the owners and operators of a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine Hoosiers. The federal lawsuit was filed Sunday on behalf of two members of an Indiana family who lost nine relatives when the boat sank July 19 on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri.
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