In the prior post, we discussed some of the important aspects of wrongful death claims, namely who can bring a claim and what a wrongful death claim may be worth. In this post, we’ll continue that discussion with some other important aspects of wrongful death claims that you need to know if you have lost a loved one.
How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim?
The law requires that lawsuits be filed within a specific timeframe, referred to in legal terms as the statute of limitations. If you do not file your lawsuit within the statute of limitations, you will lose all of your rights, no matter how strong your claim is or how obvious it is that the other party should be held accountable.