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Parents of Shooting Victim to File Wrongful Death Suit Against Columbia Police

Parents of a Columbia man shot to death in a standoff with Columbia Police and Richland County Sheriff deputies last month have retained a lawyer and are preparing to file a wrongful death lawsuit.Officers tried to reason with him. In the end, the man armed with a knife, was shot and killed by a deputy. During the standoff, prior to his death, he had set fire to his house twice and was shot and…

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Settled for $1.7 Million

In a wrongful death lawsuit settlement, the family of a 73-year-old man who died when he received the wrong drug during surgery, will receive $1.775 million.According to the Widow’s attorney, Piedmont Medical center will pay the bulk of the settlement (approximately $1.275 million). The remainder of the settlement will be paid by the doctor”s and their insurance and other medical personnel…