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Seven Types Of Wrongful Death Cases
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Seven Types Of Wrongful Death Cases

When a person dies due to the wrongful or negligent acts of another, the surviving family may have a legal right to compensation through a wrongful death claim. While state laws vary, a wrongful death claim can normally be filed by the deceased person's spouse, domestic partner, child, or parents. Wrongful death claims are designed to help surviving family members recover damages for their losses, including the loss of love, companionship, and financial support. In order to have a successful wrongful death claim, the claimant must be able to prove that the death was caused by the defendant's negligence or intentional acts and that the claimant suffered damages as a result. However, when filing a wrongful death lawsuit, you must also consider the statute of limitations.  The statu...