Claiming for compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one is sure to be difficult, not only because it’s a highly technical case, but also because of the emotions coming into play. After all, a wrongful death is a case where the decedent is believed to have been a victim of another party’s negligence or deliberate intent to harm.
As a result of this demise, the surviving family or dependents will have to face the burden of settling the decedent’s financial obligations as well as a sudden loss of income should the decedent be the family’s breadwinner.
Why File a Claim
The law allows the survivors of a wrongful death victim to file a claim as a way to compensate for the losses incurred. While it’s not, in any way, meant to put a monetary equivalent on the deceased individual, it serves an acknowledgment that the victim, as the breadwinner, was crucial to the family’s survival. Read more from this blog. http://bit.ly/2qPLErP