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Alaskan Native dies after 911 called to assist

A law enforcement officer in Alaska has been accused of causing a man's wrongful death after shooing the Alaska Native. It's reported that the officers asked the man to put down his weapon 78 times; the man did not listen to the instructions and ended up with fatal gunshot wounds.

Man's death leads to wrongful death lawsuit in Alaska

A family in Alaska has filed a lawsuit against Alaskan authorities for the wrongful death of a loved one. According to a news report from Sept. 13, the police were involved in a shooting that occurred on Christmas Eve in 2017. A young man was killed after he was shot by Alaska State Troopers and the Fairbanks Police.

Here's what to do if someone dies at the scene of a crash

It is devastating to be involved in a car crash that leads to a person's death, but these crashes do happen to people every day. Crashes involving small passenger vehicles, pedestrians, motorcyclists and bicyclists are more likely to result in deaths than those in semi-truck and large commercial vehicles, but anyone can be killed in a crash.

Obtaining damages after a wrongful death

After a person dies due to another person's negligence or recklessness in an accident or other situation, there may be a case for a wrongful death lawsuit. In these lawsuits, family members generally have a right to pursue compensation to help them recover losses associated with the death.

Should you file a wrongful death or malpractice case?

Wrongful deaths and medical malpractice-related deaths aren't exactly the same, and the difference is important to your case. A wrongful death case is one that takes place because of a person's death as a result of another person's intentional act or negligence. Medical malpractice can result in a wrongful death lawsuit, but it doesn't have to. A wrongful death lawsuit can also be filed for deaths related to car crashes, intentional killings, police killings and other accidents.

2 passengers die on airlines due to medical emergencies

A woman who recently died during a flight is the center of the news after it's been claimed that American Airlines would not land for her medical emergency. The parents and husband of the woman have filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that the 25-year-old woman might have survived if the medical equipment on board the flight had not been faulty and the plane had made an emergency landing.

What kinds of compensation can you get for a wrongful death?

If someone you love is killed in Alaska, there is a chance to obtain compensation through an action for wrongful death. Taking action through the court gives you a chance to hold the person responsible for your loved one's death accountable, so you can move forward knowing that he or she has faced consequences.

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