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What are the Rights of a Family Following a Loved One’s Wrongful Death?

At the NH personal injury law firm of Manning & Zimmerman, we are often asked by family members what legal rights they have if a loved one dies as the result of another person’s wrongdoing. Under New Hampshire law, wrongful death lawsuits enable the family of a victim to sue a wrongdoer for damages on behalf of the deceased. In general, immediate family members or the administrator of the decedent’s estate may sue on behalf of the deceased party by claiming negligence against the responsible party.

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