3 Common Types of Wrongful Death Claims

3 Common Types of Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful Death
Losing a loved one unexpectedly is extremely painful. This pain is aggravated even further when the death was the result of someone else’s negligent or harmful behavior. While the death may have been an accident, your family still has the right to hold the guilty party accountable for his or her actions. In legal terms, this type of case is known as wrongful death. In a wrongful death case, family members of the deceased may be eligible to obtain compensation to cover medical bills, funeral expenses, lost wages, and emotional suffering. A wrongful death can happen in a variety of ways, but three of the most common are: Medical Malpractice: Each year thousands of people die in the U.S. from medical errors. Medical errors can include errors made during labor…
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