Filing A Wrongful Death Claim As A Surviving Heir

A wrongful death claim is one that occurs when a defendant has caused the death of another person either on purpose or through their own negligence. It is a type of personal injury lawsuit, but since the injured party is deceased, the estate of the victim is allowed to file the claim instead. A wrongful death claim becomes part of the estate of the deceased and is filed as a way to provide compensation to survivors of the victim. Read More