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Wrongful Death

Elements of Wrongful Death suits involve the cause of death, who is strictly liable for the death, and who can claim the wrongful death. Wrongful Death is defined as the death of an individual as a direct result of the negligence of another individual, company, or entity. Wrongful death claims are usually sought after by relatives, siblings, or members of the decedents estate who have lost a considerable amount of money due to the wrongful death of the decedent. A Personal Injury Lawyer can help you out with all legal issues involving wrongful death claims against companies and individuals.

Common things to expect when one has experienced the wrongful death of a friend or relative can range from loss of income, sorrow, mental anguish, loss of companionship, hospital bills, and other.

Wrongful death suits can come about as a direct result of:

  • Automobile / Vehicular Accidents
  • Negligence
  • Personal Injury Accidents
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Dangerous or Defective Products
  • Fire

One of the most frequent causes of wrongful death is medical malpractice. Thousands die each year because this kind of wrongful death is not filed or goes unnoticed. Contact us if you think a relative or someone you know died as a result of medical malpractice.

You may be able to file a Wrongful Death suit, if there is:

Loss of substantial loss of income and benefits caused by the victim’s death

Loss of inheritances caused by the wrongful death of the individual