Articles Posted in Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Tragedy can strike at any time for family members: car accident; truck accident; work tragedy; etc.

When it does, a family member may receive financial compensation for the funeral expenses, medical bills, grief and financial losses, car wreck damages, deceased’s pain and personal injury, burial expenses, outstanding medical bills and medical expenses, pain and suffering, or loss of financial support (lost earnings) that follow the family member’s death or victim’s death.

Our law firm helps surviving family members understand wrongful death laws and wrongful death claims so that they or the deceased’s estate recover financial compensation after a tragedy like this.

Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Who Can FileWrongful death lawsuits are filed by one or more plaintiffs against one or more parties who have caused another’s death through intentional harm or negligence. Wrongful death lawsuits allow the deceased individual’s estate to file a claim for compensation against every individual or entity legally liable for their demise. Most suits are filed by an estate representative on behalf of all surviving family members or any other party directly affected by the death.

Applicable Wrongful Death Claims

Most claims for wrongful death are applicable when the victim would otherwise have the legal right to file a personal injury claim had they survived the intentional harmful act or negligence caused by the defendant or defendants. Eligibility for a wrongful death lawsuit usually requires the involvement of certain situations that could include: