gence of another party. This video gives an outline of all the details to know prior to beginning a lawsuit for wrongful death.
If you believe that a member of your family has died due to negligence by an individual, the first next step is to obtain the records of the hospital where they received treatment. The hospitals are required to release medical records to the relatives of the patient.
An autopsy does not have to be performed for wrongful death cases. Many autopsies happen within the first few days following a death, or are not required at all. To prove the wrong death an attorney may employ experts or witnesses, or even medical documents.
A wrongful death lawsuit can also be filed if the person who died is married to a child. If the victim isn’t married and doesn’t have kids siblings, parents and brothers as well as sisters may have a right to claim.
They do not always divide the funds equally. They typically agree to share the money before any claim for wrongful deaths is filed. To learn more, check out the video at the top of this page.