Wrongful death is a legal term used to describe a situation where someone dies as a result of another person's negligence, recklessness, or intentional act. It could be due to a car accident, medical malpractice, defective product, or workplace accident. According to the National Safety Council, there were 169,936 preventable deaths in the United States in 2019. Wrongful death is devastating for the victim's family, emotionally and financially. It can cause immense pain, loss, and suffering, and disrupt their lives forever. Our team of professionals is dedicated to helping families affected by wrongful death to seek justice and compensation for their loss. We understand the complexities of the legal system and are committed to providing compassionate and personalized representation for our clients.
What are the Requirements for a Wrongful Death Claim?
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
When a loved one dies due to someone else's negligence, it can be a devastating experience. While no amount of money can bring back the person you have lost, filing a wrongful death lawsuit can help you seek justice and compensation for your loss.
But who can file a wrongful death lawsuit? In general, immediate family members such as spouses, children, and parents can file a lawsuit. However, the laws vary from state to state, and in some cases, extended family members or dependents may also be eligible to file a claim.
It's important to note that wrongful death lawsuits can be complex and difficult to navigate. That's why it's crucial to seek the help of experienced wrongful death lawyers who can guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights.
At our firm, we understand the emotional and financial toll that a wrongful death can have on families. Our team of professionals is dedicated to helping you get the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation.