When someone dies due to the negligence or recklessness of another person or entity, it is called wrongful death nm. This can happen in a variety of situations, such as car accidents, workplace accidents, and medical malpractice. If you have lost a loved one due to wrongful death, you may wonder what your next steps should be.
What should I know about this?
First and foremost, it is important to gather evidence of the negligent party’s responsibility for the death. This can include medical records, police reports, witness testimonies, and any other relevant documentation. An experienced attorney can help with this process and determine if you have a valid case.
In a lawsuit, damages may be sought for the loss of financial support, companionship, and funeral expenses. The surviving family members who can bring a claim may vary by state laws but typically includes spouses, children, and parents.
We hope this information has been useful to you.