Category Archives: Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death and Car Accidents in Missouri

Most people cannot conceive of any situation that sees them causing the death of another person. Death is such a dramatic and mind-boggling concept, the idea that something you do could possibly cause death seems impossible. Yet every year more than 20,000 people lose their lives in one of the most common events of modern life: Car accidents. And many of these deaths could be considered wrongful deaths if the driver of the other vehicles are found to be in some way negligent. However, many people do not realize that there is a statute of limitations on wrongful death in... Read More

The Definition and Rules Regarding Wrongful Death in Mexico Missouri

When a person dies as the result of the actions, in actions, or negligence of someone else or on the part of a business, it is considered a case of wrongful death in Mexico Missouri. Wrongful death is a specific legal term – certainly all deaths are in some sense wrongful, but not all are actionable against other parties. Wrongful death in Mexico Missouri is defined as a death that is the direct result of actions or negligence that would have resulted in damages if the victim had lived. Thus it is often compared with personal injury claims: Wrongful death... Read More