Few things are as difficult as losing a loved one. When it happens, it can leave the rest of the family struggling to pick up the pieces and move on, and nothing can ever truly fill the void that they leave behind. But in situations where the death was caused by the reckless or negligent actions of another, those left behind may have the right to at least file a wrongful death lawsuit and get some kind of financial compensation that can help them get back on stable ground.
Understanding wrongful death lawsuits and what your rights are is important, and can help you and your family move on financially after a tragedy.
What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
A wrongful death lawsuit is a type of personal injury lawsuit filed by the family of someone who has died in a way that is considered ‘wrongful’. Wrongful in this case means that the death was caused by an accident that in turn occurred due to the reckless or negligent actions of someone else. This can include a variety of things including things like:
• A drunk driver... read article