WRONGFUL DEATH CASES
The unexpected death of a loved one is a devastating event that no one prepares for. The emotional toll of such a tragedy can be much harder to bear when another person or entity is to blame for your loss.
When someone’s death is the result of wrongful behavior or negligence, surviving family members can file what is known as a “wrongful death” lawsuit in civil court. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can explain your rights and help you and your family seek justice for the pain you are experiencing.
In this article, we provide a basic overview of wrongful death laws. We’ll cover the elements of a wrongful death claim, who can file a wrongful death lawsuit, and the different types of damages that are available to a successful plaintiff. We also discuss how the statute of limitations can impact your claim. This post is designed to give you basic information and should not be relied upon in the absence of advice from a qualified attorney. If you have questions about your rights or your family’s rights, contact a wrongful death attorney right away.
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