Most of the cases we handle involve people who have been seriously injured. Unfortunately, there are also cases that involve the death of the victim. These cases are not only heart-breaking but can also be complicated. If you have lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s actions, you may have a claim for wrongful death. However, there are some important details that you need to know before you can pursue compensation.
What Constitutes a Wrongful Death?
A wrongful death is one that is caused by the negligent, reckless, intentional, or criminal acts of another person. Most of the wrongful death cases we handle involve negligence or recklessness – the victim’s death was the result of someone else’s lack of due care. Examples of these types of wrongful death claims are as follows: