Wrongful Death

Wrongful death is a civil action for damages when negligence, recklessness, or misconduct has caused the death of a family member.

The laws regarding wrongful death cases are complex, so surviving family members should seek the advice of experienced attorneys. If a loved one has died due to the misconduct of another, you may be eligible to receive compensation under the law.

Some damages that may be recoverable:

  • Future earnings loss, the deceased would have provided.
  • Lost benefits such as pension or retirement benefits.
  • Loss of inheritance from an untimely death.
  • Loss of companionship.
  • Funeral expenses.
  • Medical expenses.
  • Conscious pain and suffering for the time between injury and death.