In 2008, it was reported that there were 37,261 wrongful deaths on the highway alone. When a person is killed due to the negligence of another, it is considered a case of wrongful death. This happens a lot across many industries too. If you and your family have experienced losing a loved one and you suspect wrongful death, here are important questions to ask during this difficult time.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Who may file a wrongful death lawsuit depends on the state where the deceased person lived. Almost every state allows immediate family members to file. These include the surviving spouse, an adult child, the domestic partner, and even distant relatives. This becomes a problem when multiple family members dispute who should file the lawsuit. Generally, these disputes can only be solved in court so you’ll want to hire a lawyer. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2owlmFH