Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

After the death of a loved one, you may wonder who can file a wrongful death lawsuit? Watch this video to learn who can begin the claims process.

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Question:

Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?

Answer:

The question I often get is, if someone is killed in an accident in New York, who can bring a wrongful claim? You need an attorney who is competent in this area to submit paperwork to the Surrogate’s Court to have someone appointed as either an executor to the estate, if there’s a will, or an administrator, if there’s no will.Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?It’s that individual who will have the standing to bring the claim for wrongful death against the parties that caused the accident.


Did you lose a loved one due to the negligence of another and have questions about who can file a wrongful death lawsuit? Contact a New York wrongful death lawyer at The Law Offices of Brian J. Elbaum today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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