Wrongful death refers to the death of a victim as the result of a wrongful or careless act by another person. Examples of wrongful death include car accidents, medical malpractice, products liability, workplace accidents, and violent crimes.
In cases of wrongful death, the victim’s immediate family members (spouse, children, and parents) can file suit against the responsible party. The age and health of the wrongful death victim, their annual earnings, and personal expenses are all taken into account when determining compensation in wrongful death cases. Compensation in wrongful death cases in Indiana, includes medical, funeral expenses and loss of future earnings. Non-economic damages, such as loss of love and companionship, are also awarded in wrongful death cases.
The statute of limitations for wrongful death in Indiana is two years. If you believe you have a wrongful death case, it is imperative you seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney right away.
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