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How do I choose the best lawyer for a wrongful death case in Maryland?

Losing a loved one is extremely difficult. If the deceased is someone who provided financial resources, household services, …

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Who Has The Right To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Or Claim For The Loss Of A Family Member In Georgia?

In Georgia, those related to the decedent have rights to file a claim for wrongful death compensation. There is a line of …

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In A Wrongful Death Case, What Compensation Is Available, And Other Legal Issues, After A Fatal Accident In New York?

Losing a loved one due to a sudden or unexpected accident can be unspeakably tragic. Your grief may be overwhelming as you …

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Can I sue a doctor in Kentucky if a loved one’s surgery led to death?

If you have ever been in the hospital or had surgery, you feel vulnerable. Whenever you are in the hospital, you place your …

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Can I sue the party responsible for an Illinois accident if I lose a loved one?

The loss of a loved one in a serious accident can be devastating to the entire family. There will be an emotional toll and, …

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Who can sue for wrongful death in Louisiana?

First, it is important to distinguish “wrongful death” from “survival action.” Legally speaking, …

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Does A Louisiana Wrongful Death Claim Only Involve The Deceased Person’s Employer?

Absolutely not. If an individual dies at work the employer or a co-worker may bear some or even all the fault in causing …

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What is a "wrongful death" claim in Louisiana?

You might be entitled to wrongful death damages if the death of your spouse or family member was caused by someone …

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Who receives the money in a New York wrongful death lawsuit?

If someone you love was killed in an accident, it may feel like your life has been changed forever. Your family may be …

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Can I Sue For A Wrongful Death In Florida?

Yes in many cases. Losing a loved one in a wrongful death in Florida may be devastating and incredibly overwhelming. When …

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Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit After A Car Accident In California?

The heirs and close family members of the deceased may bring a wrongful death lawsuit after a fatal car accident in …

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Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Claim In Texas?

Texas law allows the surviving spouse, children or parents of a deceased person to file a wrongful death claim. One of these …

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In Ohio, if someone dies as the result of an operation, who is at fault?

If your loved one died because of an operation, it might show negligence on the part of a medical professional. In Ohio, …

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What is considered a wrongful death case in West Virginia?

For many, the unexpected death of a loved one is the most painful experience imaginable. When the death was caused by …

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My loved one died from ovarian cancer related to talcum powder use in California. Can I sue?

Unfortunately, many women have contracted ovarian cancer after prolonged exposure to talcum powder. My firm was the first to …

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In Florida, What Should I Look For In A Wrongful Death Attorney?

Experiencing the death of a loved one in a fatal accident is one of the most difficult things to face. While no legal action …

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How do I know if I have a wrongful death case in Texas?

While the loss of a loved one impacts many people, only certain people are eligible to file a wrongful death action after a …

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What Qualities Should A Wrongful Death Lawyer In Texas Have?

The attorney you choose should be prepared to serve as both advocate and counselor during the legal process. When a loved …

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What damages are available if I lost a loved one or suffered real property loss or damage in the Thomas wildfire in California?

Beginning in December 2017, a series of wind-driven wildfires began just north of Santa Paula and quickly spread to …

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My Family Member Was Killed, How Long Do I Have To Bring A Case For Wrongful Death In California?

First off, I am very sorry for your loss.In general, there is a two-year statute of limitations in California state court. …

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What damages are available in California wrongful death cases?

Wrongful death – when a loved one is snatched away, before their time, because of someone else’s negligence …

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What does it mean that someone’s death was a “wrongful death” in Texas?

People often assume that wrongful death means that someone died in an accident. And this is true, but what many people …

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What damages can I sue for after losing a family member to a fatal accident or injury in Ohio?

If a close relative of yours died as a result of the negligence, dangerous conduct or wrongdoing of someone else, you may be …

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How do I file a wrongful death lawsuit in California?

Once you determine that you have a legal right to seek damages against a defendant arising from the wrongful death of a …

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Should I hire an attorney for a wrongful death case in North Carolina?

If you have experienced the loss of a loved one, and you feel it was caused by the misconduct or negligence of another, you …

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