Definition of "Wrongful death"

Lisa Bade real estate agent
Lisa Bade, Real Estate Agent Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group

Death caused by a person without legal justification. Wrongful death may be the result of negligence, such as when a drunken driver hits and kills someone; or it may be intentional, as when someone kills another person with a gun. In most states, suits can be filed for damages caused by wrongful death. Much work has been done in an attempt to put a value on human life and, therefore, to determine the compensation allowable to the family of an individual who has been killed.

 

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