Wrongful Death Lawsuit
A Wrongful Death claim is a cause of action which arises from the victim’s death and is brought by the surviving beneficiaries or dependents of the deceased victim.
A Wrongful Death lawsuit claims that the deceased victim died as a result of negligence or other liability due to the defendant’s conduct and that the surviving beneficiaries and dependents are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant’s conduct.
Wrongful Death California Statutes
Each state in the United States has passed wrongful death statutes unique to its own jurisdiction.