Family Of Man Shot 20 Times By Sheriff’s Deputies Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit.

It’s never easy to lose a loved one unexpectedly, and the last thing a grieving family may be considering is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against those responsible for the loss of their loved one. However, this may be the only way for a family to begin recovering financially and emotionally from the loss. Contacting an expert wrongful death attorney with decades of experience will be a crucial step in recovering monetary damages for your pain and suffering, lost wages, and expenses related to the funeral.  The personal injury attorney specialists at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates are available 24/7 for a free and confidential consultation to discuss what your legal remedies may be. Call now at 617-787-3700.

The family of Bryan Carreño, who was shot 20 times by sheriff’s deputies in February 2017, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Santa Barbara, California County Sheriff’s Office, alleging that two of the five deputies involved had firsthand knowledge of Carreño’s mental-health issues and potentially suicidal tendencies and negligently and recklessly caused his death.

Deputies shot Mr. Carreño, after he refused to drop the knife he was carrying, upon leaving the house of a neighbor he’d entered while intoxicated on multiple substances. The deputies, who had spent about two hours tracking down Mr. Carreño, found themselves closed in by the patio fence of the neighbor’s house and opened fire. They claimed they feared for their lives and those of their fellow deputies. The District Attorney ruled the homicide justified.

Has a loved one of yours been a victim of a Massachusetts wrongful death as a result of the negligence or carelessness of another? If so, please contact one of our expert wrongful death attorneys here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates who will work tirelessly on your case. An expert attorney is available 24/7 and can be reached by phone at 617-787-3700 or email us at to arrange for a confidential meeting with you and a free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!

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