When your loved one gets into an accident, they might suffer from serious injuries. If those injuries are severe enough, or if the accident was catastrophic, they could end up passing away from their physical damages. As their surviving family member who is burdened by the costs associated with their death, you might be wondering if this qualifies as a wrongful death.
You should know whether or not what happened to your loved one qualifies as a wrongful death so that you can decide if you’re able to file a claim against the party responsible for their untimely passing. Let’s take a look at the requirements for a wrongful death claim.