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Wrongful Death

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Alabama Wrongful Death Attorney

Coping with the loss of a loved one can be one of the most trying times of your life. When your family member’s death was caused by another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, the grieving process only intensifies. In these instances, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit and receive the closure and financial compensation to which you and your family are entitled.

How Wrongful Deaths Occur:

By definition, wrongful death is when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another party. Those who were dependent on, or a beneficiary of, may be entitled to monetary damages.

While states across America have passed wrongful death statutes in order to compel manufacturing companies, hospitals, and doctors to act carefully in their professional responsibilities, wrongful deaths do occur in situations such as:

  • Emergency Room Medical Malpractice Wrongful death lawsuits can stem from hospital workers negligence in the emergency room, such as performing surgical errors, misdiagnosing a health condition, or prematurely discharging a patient.
  • Anesthesia Malpractice: If an anesthesiologist fails in their professional responsibilities and administers a fatal, anesthetic dosage
  • Vehicle Accidents Automobile companies may be held responsible for defective products in their automobile, while trucking companies may be held accountable for truck accidents if their employee breaks trucking regulations.

Wrongful Death in Alabama

Wrongful death, as defined by Alabama Law, is a death that is caused by the wrongful act, omission, or negligence or another. In Alabama, the estate of the deceased person may bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the party at fault in any case that the deceased person would have been entitled to bring a personal injury suit if he or she had lived.

A wrongful death claim is essentially a personal injury claim in which the deceased person is incapable of pursuing damages; it is therefore taken on by the deceased person’s estate. Any damages recovered are paid to the heirs of the deceased.

 

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