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Common Types of Wrongful Death Cases

If someone you love was killed due to another person's negligent or reckless actions, it may be possible to hold that person responsible for the death by pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit.

There are a number of different instances where a person can be held liable for damages due to a wrongful death. Some of the most common wrongful death claims causes are:

  • Truck and car accidents (due to reckless driving)
  • Accidents in the workplace
  • Motorcycle, bicycle and pedestrian accidents
  • Defective products
  • Medication mistakes and medical malpractice

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