Failure to use a reasonable amount of care and precaution is considered negligence. Wrongful death can occur during a variety of situations such as a motor vehicle accident, medical malpractice, or work related accident.

If a family suffers through the loss of a loved one due to another person's negligence, the family may be entitled to compensation. Personal injury law protects families dealing with wrongful death by allowing them to seek monetary compensation from negligent parties to cover things such as their loved ones medical bills and lost income. Families may also seek damages for their grief and emotional suffering.

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