Who Can File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit And Other Frequently Asked Questions
Family members of the deceased can file a lawsuit. This includes parents, spouse, children (including adopted and step-children) and siblings.
What types of causes of death can lead to a wrongful death lawsuit?
Generally speaking, any death that was caused by negligence or reckless and unlawful conduct can lead to a lawsuit. The most common causes are automobile accidents, accidents on a construction site, exposure to toxic substances, defective products, or death as a result of an egregious illegal act, including robberies.
What am I entitled to receive?
As part of your wrongful death lawsuit, you’re entitled to financial compensation for lost earnings, financial support, funeral/burial costs, compensation for loss of love, benefits each surviving heir might have reasonably been expected to receive, and more.
What must be proven in court to win a wrongful death lawsuit?
The family (or heirs) of the deceased must prove that the death was caused by negligence or unlawful conduct at the hands of another individual or entity.
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