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A wrongful death case is often filed when an individual is killed due to the negligence of another. Wrongful death suits can be filed against an individual or a corporation and benefits are typically paid out to the victim’s closest relative such as a spouse, child, or parent. Compensation for wrongful death can include but is not limited to medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, and any other related expense.
This type of lawsuit should be handled differently than a typical negligence suit. This is why it is so important that you work with an experienced attorney. Their guidance can help make the process more efficient and effective right from the very beginning.
Wrongful death is a painful and heart wrenching situation to work through. Yet if you believe your case meets the criteria for a valid wrongful death claim, you may be entitled to compensation. Keep in mind that the definition of wrongful death can vary somewhat depending on what state you are in. The language of the law is important because it dictates what type of claim can be filed and whether or not you can be a candidate for this type of lawsuit. Working with an experienced attorney can help you navigate this process so you can be certain you are moving forward correctly right from the very beginning.
If you have questions about this process or about whether or not you meet the criteria, then please contact the team at Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys today at 1-800-229-7989.