When a death occurs prematurely and by other than natural causes, a wrongful death claim may exist. In this type of claim the family as a group and on behalf of the Estate can seek to recover damages for the loss of love and companionship, as well as economic losses to the Estate. A wrongful death claim comes in addition to survivorship claims brought for the deceased based on improper or negligent conduct such as medical malpractice, product defect, intentional tort, etc.
We have listed below some of the wrongful death cases on which we have worked. In addition we have included some of the media publicity received on wrongful death cases as follows.