6 examples of a potential wrongful death case | Bart Durham Injury Law

6 examples of a potential wrongful death case

Most people who are looking to file a wrongful death case have never done so before. This is a brand new experience, and it's a traumatic one at that. They're not sure how to proceed or even if they have a case.

If this is where you stand, take a look at these examples of potential cases:

  1. Your loved one passed away in a motor vehicle accident because another driver was reckless or negligent.
  2. Your loved one died due to medical malpractice when they did not get proper care.
  3. Your loved one died because they used a dangerous, defective product that failed to keep them safe under normal operation.
  4. Your loved one passed away due to exposure to hazardous substances or conditions in the workplace.
  5. Your loved one died during a supervised activity, such as playing high school sports.
  6. Your loved one was killed as the result of criminal behavior.

For this last example, it is worth noting that a criminal conviction is not necessarily needed to then win a civil wrongful death suit. If the person gets off on a technicality in criminal court, though they may not wind up facing jail time, you may still be able to obtain financial compensation because of your loss.

Having a close family member die is one of the most difficult things anyone can ever endure. You should not have to worry about medical bills, funeral costs, lost wages and other expenses at this time. Make sure you understand all of the potential rights that you have to seek out compensation in the wake of this tragic event.

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