Wrongful Death

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Wrongful Death

A claim that a person or organization is directly responsible for the death of a person. A wrongful death claim is brought in a lawsuit in a few common law jurisdictions, notably the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Wrongful death lawsuits are brought by relatives of the deceased. Some analysts believe these lawsuits are an easier way to punish suspected murderers because only a "preponderance of evidence" or a "balance of probabilities" (as opposed to "proof beyond a reasonable doubt") is required for a judgment. One prominent example of this occurred in the 1990s when former football player O.J. Simpson was found not guilty of murder but judged liable for wrongful death.
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Our lawyers have been representing clients in automobile cases, medical malpractice cases and other personal injury incidences that caused wrongful deaths.
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However, because Natalie's survivors would experience their personal harms where they lived, the court decided that compensatory damages would be determined under Pennsylvania's wrongful death law, which included certain noneconomic damage elements.
The question whether a wrongful death action lies for the negligently inflicted death of an unborn child has been answered increasingly in the affirmative.
The clear trend is to recognize wrongful death actions for the deaths of unborn children, but the issue of appropriate damages is not so clear.
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The Calhouns asserted several causes of action under Pennsylvania's wrongful death and survival statutes and sought compensatory damages for lost future earnings, loss of society, loss of support and services, and funeral expense, as well as punitive damages.
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Nolan is the founder of Nolan Law Group, a Chicago-based law firm concentrating on the representation of persons who have sustained severe personal injuries and wrongful death resulting from aviation disasters, vehicular collisions, work-related and unsafe premises occurrences, unsafe products, medical malpractice, and other related areas.