The Role a Personal Representative Plays in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A wrongful death is one that is caused by the negligence or unlawful act of another person, or persons, or by a business or organization. The wrongful conduct may be either intentional or unintentional. However, this type of personal injury claim may not be filed by just any person who happens to be in the family of the deceased or was a close friend. A wrongful death lawsuit must be filed by … [Read more...]

What Happens When You File a Wrongful Death Action

Wrongful death is a term many people have heard, but they are not sure what it means. It is not always easy, even for experts, to determine if there has been a wrongful death. In general, when someone loses their life because another person or business did something wrong and the law determined that the wrongdoer’s conduct was negligent or intentional, the survivors have a claim for wrongful … [Read more...]

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Ohio?

Joe Smith was driving home from visiting his relatives in Akron, Ohio when he was involved in a serious collision with another vehicle whose driver was texting and not paying attention to the highway. Joe was gravely injured in the accident and was transported to the local hospital immediately, but unfortunately he died from the injuries he sustained. Joe was not married and had no children. His … [Read more...]

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