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Who can sue for wrongful death claims?

A wrongful death claim is a lawsuit filed by the survivors of an individual whose death was caused by recklessness or negligence of others. In order to be eligible to file a wrongful death claim, the plaintiff must be a direct relation of the deceased, typically the spouse, child (either natural or adopted), parent, or legal guardian of the individual. A wrongful death lawsuit can help the survivors secure compensation for medical bills, funeral costs, lost financial support, and loss of companionship.

If you would like to know more about who can file a claim for compensation for wrongful death, contact a skilled lawyer at the Woodson Law Firm today by calling (817) 338-0303.