How Does a Wrongful Death Claim Differ from a Personal Injury Claim?
Wrongful death claims and personal injury claims have some similarities. Both are based on negligence – the fact that a person had a duty of care, which was breached. In both, someone suffers some form of injury. As a result of that injury, there were financial costs (i.e., medical bills, hospitalization, lost wages, in-home care, and other economic damages). Despite these similarities, wrongful death claims and personal injury claims have two very different purposes – and, therefore, different procedures. The Harm That a Personal Injury Claim Addresses Personal injury claims are concerned with an injured party that became injured because […]