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Wrongful death cases do not need a criminal conviction

In some instances, when illegal actions lead to someone's death, a criminal conviction may follow. However, a criminal conviction is not necessary for surviving family members to win a civil wrongful death case against the party at fault for their loved one's death.

Accidents: The fourth leading cause of death in America

Medical issues are the top causes of death in America. It all starts with heart disease at the top of the list, followed by cancer. In third place are respiratory diseases. Even with modern healthcare, this trio still leads to more deaths than anything else.

How often do doctors make the wrong diagnosis?

An incorrect diagnosis can change your life forever. Your ailment can steadily get worse as it goes untreated. You can suffer through treatments that you never needed. For time-sensitive issues -- cancer, bleeding on the brain, a blockage in your heart -- a treatable ailment can even turn fatal.

Explaining wrongful death related to a car accident

The wrongful death of a loved one is traumatizing. You might not know how to handle the circumstances surrounding the death or the grief that will overcome you in the days, weeks and months after. Wrongful death can occur in many different situations, including car accidents.

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