In Louisiana, some family members of loved ones killed in an accident has the legal authority to bring a wrongful death claim against the party responsible for the unfortunate fatal accident.
No matter if the accident is a result of a car crash, broken equipment, or some other manner, a wrongful death claim may be pursued if the death was caused by the fault of another. You should contact a Louisiana wrongful death lawyer.
The surviving husband or wife, and the children have the right to bring a wrongful death action. If there’s no spouse or children, then the parents can bring the claim. If the parents are no longer alive, the deceased’s siblings may bring the claim.
Those bringing the claim may be entitled to economic damages, including: funeral costs, medical bills incurred after the incident, any lost wages the deceased would have earned if the deceased were still alive, and more. Non-economic damages that can be recovered may include: pain and suffering of the deceased, from the moments of injury until the moment of death. The surviving family may claim for the loss of care, companionship, guidance and emotional support of the deceased.
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