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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Ohio Family After Man Killed When Struck By Police Cruiser, Wright & Schulte LLC Reports

  • Post category:April 2013

The experienced medical negligence and wrongful death law firm of Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a Wrongful Death lawsuit on behalf of the estate of man who was riding as the passenger of vehicle when it was stuck by an on-duty Dayton City police officer who was traveling at a high rate of speed without lights or siren activated. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed in the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County Civil Division (CASE NUMBER: 2012 CV 07433 Docket ID: 17608808)

About The Wrongful Death Lawsuit

According to the wrongful death lawsuit, the accident occurred near North Main Street and Ridge Avenue when the vehicle in which the deceased was riding was attempting to make a left hand turn. As the turn was being made, the vehicle was allegedly struck by the Dayton City police cruiser. The wrongful death lawsuit claims that the police offer did not apply his brakes or try to prevent the accident and accuses the police officer of willful and wanton misconduct and negligence.

The wrongful death lawsuit also names as defendants, the owner and driver of the vehicle in which the deceased was riding as a passenger. The Ohio plaintiffs claim the driver was negligent by operating the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and that the owner of the vehicle was negligent by entrusting her vehicle to the driver. The complaint alleges that because of the actions of the defendants, the deceased suffered conscious pain and suffering, sustained severe personal injury, including death, and incurred medical expenses.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an auto accident and you need an experienced Ohio highway accident attorney, let the legal team at Wright & Schulte LLC fight to protect your rights and help you get the maximum compensation for all of your physical injuries and economic losses. To learn more about all of the ways our firm can help, we urge you to contact Wright & Schulte LLC for a free, no obligation Ohio highway accident lawsuit evaluation today.

The lawsuit alleges the decedents beneficiaries have suffered pecuniary and nonpecuniary loss, and suffered tremendous mental anguish and extreme emotional distress. For this, the Ohio wrongful death lawsuit seeks a judgment against the defendants for compensatory and punitive damages in an amount exceeding $25,000 as well as any relief the court deems just. The lawsuit also requests a jury trial.

About Wright & Schulte LLC

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