Jewel Miller Erica Garner

Eric Garner’s baby mother filed for a restraining order against his daughter, Erica Garner, for threatening Facebook comments she wrote.

Garner was killed when NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo used an illegal chokehold on him during a misdemeanor arrest in July 2014.

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elliott williams

Surveillance video shows the final, excruciating moments of Army veteran Elliott Williams’ life as he lay paralyzed on the cold concrete floor of a Tulsa jail cell.

A mental health worker would later tell Williams’ father, “He’s acting like he’s paralyzed, but we know he’s not.”

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Barbara Dawson

A Florida woman who was forcibly removed from a hospital lay in the parking lot for 18 minutes before a doctor readmitted her. Barbara Dawson, 57, later died of a pulmonary embolism (blood clot in her lung).

Dawson’s ordeal at Calhoun-Liberty Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida was recorded by police audio and dash cam video on Dec. 21.

The audio and video were released this week to the family’s attorney, Benjamin L. Crump.

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Barbara Dawson

A Florida woman died after being forcibly removed from a hospital in handcuffs when she refused to leave.

Barbara Dawson, 57, collapsed as she was being escorted out of Calhoun-Liberty Hospital by a police officer on Monday.

Dawson, of Blountstown, had gone to the hospital’s emergency room complaining of shortness of breath.

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Kristoff St John and son Julian SPL

Young and the Restless star Kristoff St. John and his ex-wife, Mia, are suing a mental health facility for negligence in the death of their mentally ill son, Julian, 24.

Julian, who was diagnosed with Schizophrenia at a young age, was found in a bathroom at La Casa Psychiatric Health Facility with a plastic bag over his head on November 23, 2014.

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Jackson Family Lose AEG Lawsuit

A California jury yesterday sided with concert promoter AEG Live in a multi-billion dollar wrongful death lawsuit brought by Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, 83.

The Jackson family matriarch filed the lawsuit in February 2013, seeking up to $40 billion from AEG Live.

The jury found AEG was not liable for the actions of Michael’s former personal physician Conrad Murray, who is scheduled to be released from prison this month after serving 2 years of a four-year sentence for negligent homicide in Michael’s death.

The jury found that AEG had hired Murray as Jackson’s personal physician, but that Murray was competent to practice medicine because he held a valid medical license.

Murray saw the jury’s verdict as “justice”.

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