Oakland Musician Killed After Thieves Steal Laptop
OAKLAND (August 11, 2017)- According to the Press Democrat, a petty crime led to a man’s death Wednesday just outside of an Oakland cafe.
The victim identified as a popular Oakland musician, David Deporis, had been working on his laptop when an unknown assailant snatched his computer and hopped into a running car.
Deporis quickly got up and grabbed on to the getaway vehicle which dragged him for a short period of time causing grave injuries to the 40-year-old man.
Deporis was rushed to a hospital in serious condition and tragically succumbed to his injuries.
Friends described Mr. Deporis as a fun, loving, and friendly man with excellent musical talent and abilities.
Meanwhile, authorities have yet to have released any information regarding the suspects involved as it appears they have not been located and arrested at this time.
Wrongful Death Attorney
In this case, the hit-and-run driver and suspect will be held responsible for the murder and passing of Mr. David Deporis. It is expected for any motorist to stop and remain at the scene after being involved in a crash. Regardless of their reasons, fleeing the area is a serious crime and punishable by law, especially if the collision led to the injury of another individual. We are hopeful that the authorities will soon be able to locate the suspect and justice will be served.
The family of the victim will have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party, seeking the maximum compensation for funeral costs, lost future income, loss of love and companionship and other damages. Our staff believes that the victims and families of hit-and-run cases need a professional and an expert attorney who will fight aggressively for their legal rights in court.
Anyone who has lost a loved one due to the negligence or another person or entity is encouraged to phone our experienced Oakland and San Francisco wrongful death lawyers at 800-235-6801.
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