Wrongful Death Claims in Missouri and Arkansas


One of the hardest challenges any family can face is the death of a loved one.  Yet, when that death is caused by the negligence or misconduct of another, the loss seems even harder to bear.  In those cases, the question that typically arises is: how do we hold that person responsible?  If this has happened to your family, you may have a legal right to bring a lawsuit for wrongful death.   A wrongful death lawyer can guide you through the process. Understanding what wrongful death means The legal term “wrongful death” is used to refer to the death of someone as a result of the negligence or misconduct of someone else.  Each state has its own statute that defines the term more specifically, and also governs wrongful death claims brought in the courts of that state.  For example, Missouri’s Wrongful Death Statute section 537.080 defines a wrongful death as the death of a person result[ing] from any act, conduct, occurrence, transaction, or circumstance which, if death had no
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