Two Types of Wrongful Death Claims in Ohio

Ohio recognizes two separate and distinct forms of compensation for someone who dies as a result of another party’s negligence. They are commonly called wrongful death claims and survival actions. A wrongful death occurs when a person dies due to a wrongful act, neglect or fault of another. The decedent (the party injured) “would have been entitled to maintain an action and recover damages if … [Read more...]

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