Only one case for wrongful death can be filed. All the plaintiffs should coordinate with the one lawyer, and an even split between all would be the likely scenario.
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What does your brother want? If he wants everyone to get the same, that seems like a reasonable way to proceed. It certainly would not be worth fighting about if that will resolve the issue with your brother so you can focus on the facts of your claim.
There is no standard agreement. It is impossible to predict how a court would allocate an eventual recovery, except to say that the spouse would receive a substantial share. There are legal guidelines that vary from state to state, and the court has discretion depending upon the specific circumstances and facts in the case. For advice, you should consult with a lawyer who handles wrongful death cases, or a probate lawyer, in the state where your mother resides. Under no circumstnaces would I recommend that the family try to draw up their own agreement without legal advice.
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Only the Personal Representative of the Estate of your mother once she passes can bring a claim for wrongful death. If the case settles, it is up to the various beneficiaries to agree as to how the proceeds should be divided. If the case were to go to trial, the jury would decide.
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