If your parent dies due to negligence, you may be able to recover financial damages for their wrongful death. Learn how it works.
Money won’t replace the void in your life if you lose a parent because of someone else’s carelessness.
Ancient societies, especially the Babylonians, would often handle wrongful death cases by executing the perpetrator of the careless act.
That’s not how we handle these situations anymore.
Monetary damages and jail time are the way we hold people accountable for their negligent actions in modern society.
What money does though, is help you take care of the financial problems that often result without your loved one’s income.
How Much Compensation Can Children Recover for Their Parent’s Wrongful Death?
First, it depends on the status of you as a child. Were you dependent on your parent financially?
If you’re not, you probably won’t be able to recover too much in damages. The point of a wrongful death claim […]