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Q: How do you prove a wrongful death?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 6, 2017

The same way you prove other cases. With evidence. If you think you have a case, contact a member of the Mo. Assn for Justice--they give free consultations.

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Q: Father was murdered while in custody in Missouri prison can they be sued for negligence and harassment from the guards?

he was housed with an inmate he should not have been rehoused with due to them having a physical altercation so he was again placed with this inmate in segregation in same cell and his cell mate was a 21 yr. old lifer. Another he should've been in protective custody due to his conviction along... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on May 23, 2017

Contact the Missouri Civil Liberties Union, ask for the names of "cooperating attorneys" for prison cases. They'll give you a free consult.

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Q: What happens when someone who has been sentenced to life, lose a wrongful death lawsuit?

Someone who has been sentenced to life is facing a wrongful death lawsuit. What does happen if he has to compensate the victim's family knowing that he does not have money (beside what is sent to him from family and friends) nor assets?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Apr 17, 2017

Nothing. They can't get money out of him. Surprised someone is taking the case unless there is a co-defendant that has money.

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Q: My mother was killed on a Walmart parking lot. She was walking to her car when someone 85 years old back out of a

Parking spot and hit her. Does Walmart have any liability

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 19, 2016

Unlikely, but it depends on the situation of the parking, etc. You should contact a member ofthe Missiouri Assn of Trial Attorneys--they give free consultations.

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Q: How do I check on a cases filed through a update alert via email.

It against Johnson and Johnson consumer products, IMERYS, TALC AMERICA INC. F. K. / A. LUZENAC AMERICA INC.

Robert D. Kreisman
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Robert D. Kreisman
answered on Sep 15, 2016

I'm not quite sure about your question. But if has to do with a class action, state action or a case in the federal multi-district litigation (MDL) you should be able to follow the status if you have the caption of the case.

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Q: What are the steps in suing due to wrongful protocol during a suspicious death investigation while I personally gathered

The straight out evidence to prove their mistake on the way they handled a suspicious possible homicide case

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 5, 2016

I don't know that there is such a case as there are certain things the governent can be sued for and others they can't be.This is I believe one of those.But contact a member of the Missouri Trial Lawyers Assn--they give free consultations.

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Q: can a case that was just dismissed 3 years ago, that involved a death of a child be reopened?

Medical examiner said it was accident so after 58 or 85 days the guy was in jail for murder charges just got released. The stories don't add up and not do the injuries the child had even dfs said there was multiple injuries they discovered on the child and the injury he obtained from this so... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 23, 2016

If it went to trial, no--the double jeopardy clause prevents retrials. The problem is that the DA's office has to be convinced that having had the case thrown out once it's likely to succeed now. In a criminal case it has to be shown beyond a reasonable doubt that the person charged did... Read more »

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Q: IN a wrongful death case against a Doctor where my husband died. The lawyer for our side settled for 110,000 after 3.

THe hospital kept him on but the state thinks he is guilty. Can I now sue the hospital?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jun 23, 2016

Not as I see it but your lawyer should be consulted. Generally, it would be past the statute of limitations for a new claim, and the release you signed would also release the hospital in all liklihood.

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Q: My son was killed and I did a wrongful death law suit and his brother feels entitled to the settlement is he
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 8, 2016

Talk to the lawyer that represents you/the estate. Missouri law will set out who gets a recovery in a wrongful death case and who doesn't.

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Q: pretty basic...wife has a cousin, her stepson died in police custody..might have case might not,

son's mother, step father, my wife's cousin and her husband, ( the boy's father) are planning to bring suit, but the boy has a 17 year old daughter, will be 18 in less than 2 months, she was VERY much in his life, but they are not telling her about the suit...can they ace her out... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Jul 8, 2016

Daughter may have rights, can ask to be co admionistratrix. If feeling frozen out can seek an attorney who is a member of the Mo. Trial Lawyers Assn.--they give free consultations.

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Q: in a wrongful death suit, when a judgement has been made, what is the judgement debtor's claim for exemption for?

a judgement for the release of property and sale of certain personal property was made and the wrongful death suit was won by the trustee's of the decedent's property. The judgement debtor in this case is the decedent's wife.

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Aug 28, 2015

More information is needed to answer. Talk to a local lawyer.

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