Losing a loved one is one of the most painful experiences a person can go through. When a person’s death has been caused by another person’s reckless or negligent behavior, survivors’ grief can be compounded by anger and a strong desire to see justice done.
A wrongful death suit is filed by a close family member of a person who has been killed by the negligent behavior of another person, corporation, or entity. These suits are usually filed by the spouse, children, or parents of the deceased. They are brought to court by a trustee, or someone the family has chosen to represent them. A trustee is usually a member of the family filing the wrongful death suit.
Compensation in these suits is limited to financial losses suffered by the surviving family members. They cannot receive compensation for grief, sorrow, or pain. They can, however, receive compensation for:
If someone’s death was caused by the illegal sale of alcohol, a wrongful death suit can be brought against the seller. For example, if an inebriated minor causes a fatal car accident, a suit may be filed against the person who sold alcohol to that minor.
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