Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled by Ohio School Bus Company

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | February 8, 2012

When we send our children off to school, we expect them to be taken care of, and we also expect them to be kept safe. From the school bus to the school house doors, it is expected that the school system, school administrators, and school personnel will act in such a manner that ensures the […]

Social Workers may be Liable in the Wrongful Death of a Denver, Colorado Child

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | December 6, 2011

The death of a child is always a tragedy. However when a child dies under the circumstances of horrific abuse, the tragedy is that much worse. When children are the victims of child abuse, there is no question that those at fault should be held accountable. Normally, those found to be at fault are relatives […]

Family Brings Wrongful Death Suit Against American Airlines, but not as a result of Plane Crash

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | November 30, 2011

The wife and daughter of the late Othon Cortes, of Miami, are bringing suit against American Airlines as the result of Cortes’ death. However, the cause of his death was not the result of a plane crash, as one may expect. According to Mr. Cortes’ family, he died as a result of ingesting contaminated food […]

Law Suit Filed against Advertising Company 1-800-GET-THIN Claims Fraud and Deviation from the Applicable Standard of Care

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 16, 2011

The family of a California woman who died three days after receiving weight loss surgery filed a law suit September 2, 2011 against the advertising firm and physicians alleged to be responsible for the decedent’s death. Although the classification of the allegations was not made known, according to the information released by, it is […]

Hyperthermia Second Leading Cause of Death as Adults Negligently Leave Children Unattended

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 27, 2011

“72 degrees and sunny is no way to die. Never leave your child alone in a car.” This was the warning being distributed by Safe Kids USA along with the news that the 500th child has died from heat stroke – a record that is not to be celebrated. According to Safe Kids, an average […]

Death from fall from Hotel Window Causes Negligence Concerns

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 14, 2011

The young mother was still celebrating her 30th birthday when she and a few friends retreated to her 10th floor hotel room. What happened after they got there, however, is cause for conjecture. Perhaps, revved up from the day’s festivities, the slight Atlanta resident and a friend began to tousle playfully while everyone looked on. […]