Tuesday, September 11, 2018

What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death and Who Can File a Lawsuit?

When your loved one is killed by the negligent, intentional, or criminal act of another person or entity, your family may be able to bring a Wrongful Death lawsuit. There are many common types of Wrongful Death Lawsuits, including the following:

  • Automobile accidents; motorcycle/pedestrian accidents
  • Death caused by negligent/careless drivers
  • Death caused by drunk drivers
  • Intentional and accidental shootings
  • Slip/fall and defective products
  • Dog attacks leading to death
  • Medical negligence/malpractice
  • Work-related and construction deaths

MCL Section 600.2922 is known as the “Wrongful Death Act,” and it governs who can file; which family members have priority to do so; the legal procedures and requirements for filing; and the types of…. Read more.


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