Many scenarios can lead to either injury or death due to gross negligence or the assumed liability of another person or entity. In California alone, there are approximately 10,000 wrongful deaths, mostly due to motor vehicle accidents. In most cases, the plaintiff’s estate personally pursues the defendants with the help of a wrongful death attorney.
However, in cases that lead to wrongful death, there are a few questions that need to be answered to learn what you can do and how to go about your claim should this tragic event befall one of your loved ones.
What is a wrongful death?
In legal terms, a wrongful death is a civil action that holds a person or a group of persons at legal fault for the death of another person. This legal action is not limited to representing only those victims who died immediately during an event. It also advocates for those survivors who were made to suffer a more torturous death while awaiting medical attention for injuries caused by the same event or accident. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2kSYO0n