Posts Tagged ‘wrongful death’

‘Dead’ woman bangs on coffin during her own funeral

Monday, June 13th, 2022

A funeral in Peru was dramatically interrupted after ‘knocking’ was heard from within a coffin. A woman had been pronounced ‘dead’ following a horrific crash, and later put into a coffin ahead of her funeral. But when her relatives hoisted the wooden structure onto their shoulders, they began to hear strange sounds. Read more

Hospital apologises for arguing a fetus is not a person

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Following a meeting with Colorado’s three bishops, a Catholic hospital group has apologised for arguing in a wrongful-death lawsuit that a fetus is not a person. Catholic Health Initiatives acknowledged it was “morally wrong” for lawyers representing one of its hospitals to cite the state’s Wrongful Death Act in defence of a lawsuit brought by Read more

Unborn child is not a person, Catholic hospital argues

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Colorado’s Catholic bishops have hastened to uphold the rights of the unborn after a Catholic hospital in the state won a wrongful-death lawsuit by arguing that an unborn child is not a person. The case was brought by Jeremy Stodghill, whose 31-year-old wife Lori and her unborn twins all died in 2006 at a hospital Read more