Wrongful Death

What is wrongful death claim?

A claim for wrongful death is a claim made by surviving family members of a person whose death is due to the negligent, reckless or deliberate behavior of another.

If a person dies due to a medical malpractice, motor vehicle accident, defective product, premises liability, boating accidents or other injuries the surviving family members may be entitled to compensation for their loss.

What sorts of damages can someone recover in a wrongful death claim?

The surviving family members can recover expenses associated with the death of their loved one such as medical costs and funeral expenses.  They are also able to be compensated for mental anguish, pain and suffering, loss of the victim’s income, and loss of benefits.

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or party, our attorneys are here to help you.  Contact our office today to learn more about your legal rights.