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Wrongful death can happen in many ways in the City and County of L.A. Here on the wrongful death law blog, Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney, Michael Ehline of Ehline Law Firm covers it all.

Apr 13, 2021

Was George Floyd Family's $27 Million Wrongful Settlement Highest Ever?

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Largest Wrongful Death Case Settlement in History
George Floyd's family gets big money in the largest wrongful death settlement in U.S. history. Did the media make this happen by presenting a one-sided story?
Apr 1, 2021

Survival Action v. Wrongful Death Action - What is the Difference?

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Survival actions differ from wrongful death lawsuits in many ways. Our resident expert lawyer, Professor Michael Ehline, has provided a real eye-opener for those facing hard times after a negligent killing of a loved one.
Mar 17, 2021

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

A recent medical article discusses the true effects of the disease on suicide rates so far. In some cases, we saw an initial drop, followed by a sharp increase in suicide rates.
Feb 4, 2021

Understanding Los Angeles Wrongful Death Claims

Understanding the LA death case 101.
Jan 2, 2021

Baby Talc, Johnson & Johnson & Legal Rights

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Word defect with magnifier and target. Concept of zero defects or tqm.
The recent Johnson & Johnson lawsuit highlighted several major aspects of product liability law and responsibility. The drug and personal care giant was targeted by other lawsuits recently over one particular concern. The products from the company led to cancer!
Sep 28, 2020

Top 3 Tips for Grieving After a Wrongful Death

Attorney Michael Ehline discusses the not so often covered topic of dealing with grief after a death caused by negligence, or a murder.
Aug 27, 2020

The Bruce Jenner Wrongful Death Case

Howe’s Lexus after being hit went into oncoming traffic and was hit head-on by a Hummer. At the time of the crash, Howe was driving behind a Toyota Prius that came to a sudden stop, and Jenner who was towing a trailer with an off-road vehicle rear-ended Howe’s Lexus.
Aug 1, 2020

Can 911 Victims Finally Sue?

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Although our elected representatives say 911 victims can sue the Jihadi state sponsors of terror in Saudi Arabia, can we really? Will Obama veto the bill?
May 22, 2020

Are Wrongful Death Cases Subject to Income Taxes?

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Is a winning California wrongful death case subject to income and other taxes? Find out here.
May 20, 2020

A Short History of Wrongful Death Law

A short history of wrongful death claims under American Jurisprudence.
Jan 6, 2019

AEG Not Negligent in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death

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Accused child molester, Michael Jackson's surviving family loses their potentially billion-dollar lawsuit. Jury returns with a finding of non-liability.
Jan 4, 2019

Jury Seated in Wrongful Death Lawsuit of Michael Jackson - Was Voir Dire Easy?

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