Asked in Law & Legal Issues, Civil Lawsuits, Hospitals
What about wrongful death from hospital?
What, exactly, is the question? If you feel a wrongful death HAS occurred or was caused, file a civil lawsuit for wrongful death and/or malpractice against whomever you believed caused or contributed to it. This case might fall under medical malpractice or civil lawsuit....
Asked in Definitions
What is the definition of wrongful death?
A death caused by a wrongful act, neglect, or fault, as seen in some liability situations, these kinds of deaths usaully end up in a lawsuit as well. ex. car accident a drunk runs into a car kills driver this is a wrongful death. ...
If a person is convicted of wrongful death charged by his family can they go to jail?
No, because "wrongful death" is not a criminal charge, only a civil charge (a "lawsuit"), and can result in award of money (restitution, etc), but not jail. ...
Asked in Civil Lawsuits, Foreclosure, Torts
Can the executor file a wrongful death lawsuit if the deseased had no children?
Yes the executor can certainly bring a lawsuit. There is no requirement for there to be heirs to the estate to bring the suit. The estate may have many debts to settle, including medical bills and be able to use the money. ...
Asked in Estates, Probate, Debt Responsibility
Can the executor of an estate file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the estate?
Yes, they can! In many cases the lawsuit is a large asset of the estate. Part of the responsibilities would be to bring such a case. ...
Asked in Statutes of Limitations
Where can you go to file a wrongful death lawsuit?
This would be considered a civil action lawsuit and should be filed with an experienced lawyer. It is best to file quickly because most states have a statute of limitations. ...
What is the average settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit?
It is difficult to determine the average settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit, because a meau number doesn't address the factors for determining the amount of settlement. These factors are figuring out the life expectancy of the deceased and taking into account how much money he or she would be expected to earn during that time. Therefore, each settlement is unique. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Can a parent or guardian be the wrongful death beneficiary of his or her adult child in Alabama or Nebraska if that child has no wife or children?
The estate is the beneficiary of a Wrongful Death action. The parents and/or siblings would inherit from the estate. ...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues, How To
How to know when you need a wrongful death attorney?
If you think you may have a wrongful death claim, then you need a wrongful death attorney. A wrongful death is when someone dies due to the negligent, reckless, or illegal actions of another person. It can be intentional or unintentional. ...
When does a wrongful death lawsuit occur?
Yes that usually means that the person has killed somebody. Probably not with pre meditated intensions.More than likely it was a negligent action on his part. ...
Asked in Statutes of Limitations
What is the statute of limitations on filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Florida?
The statute of limitations for all civil cases, including Wrongful Death in Florida is 4 years. For medical malpractice, slander or libel it is only 2 years. There may be extension based on when the injury was discovered. Consult an attorney in Florida for your situation. ...
What is the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims in Nevada?
States have varying time frames in which a wrongful death suit can be brought. In Nevada an action for wrongful death must occur within two years to the day after the death. ...
What a Wrongful Death Lawyer Can Do for You?
Have you lost a family member to a sudden accident, medical malpractice, a product malfunction or criminal violence? Are you certain that he or she would still be with you today if not for the careless or deliberate act of another individual, group of people or a company? If so, you may be looking at a case of wrongful death and should seek legal counsel to learn about your rights to file a lawsuit. What is Wrongful Death The legal definition of wrongful...
Asked in Civil Cases
What will happen to a civil case when the plaintiff died?
It will depend on the type of case. In many cases, the lawsuit dies with the plaintiff. There are times when the case will still be valid, such as medical malpractice that turns into wrongful death. ...
Where can I find listings of Wrongful Death attorneys in Miami, Florida?
Wrongful death is a claim against a person who is held liable for the death of another person. Because a dead person cannot file a suit, a close relative is the one who brings about civil action. You can find wrongful death attornys in Miami at the folowing website: http://www.yellowpages.com/miami-fl/wrongful-death-attorneys ...