Wrongful Death Cases and Information

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled for Teen Kayaker on Adventure Tour

Davis Levin Livingston announced today that a successful settlement was reached late Monday night in San Francisco in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the parents of 15 year old Tyler Madoff, who disappeared after receding waves dragged Tyler out

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Medical Malpractice Deaths

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional negligently fails to act within the required standard of care. It is the cause of approximately 100,000 deaths annually in the U.S. Visits to emergency rooms can be particularly risky since almost half

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$3.3 Million Won by Michael Livingston Against State For Teenagers Killed When Maui Cliff Collapses

Karen Dougher mourns the death of her son, James Makekau, and friend Denise Callo at the Lahaina pali overlook where they were killed. A dangerous scenic Maui overlook remains open despite a $3.2 million court decision that found the state liable for the death of a 16-year-old in a car that plunged off the cliff, according to the teenager’s mother

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Hospital Patients At Increased Risk of Harm From “Alarm Fatigue”

The following is a guest post by Patrick Malone, of Patrick Malone & Associates, PC.

The Boston Globe has recently reported that “Alarm fatigue” attributed to the increased use of patient monitors is distracting and numbing hospital personnel with deadly results.

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