Tag: wrongful death claim

    Appointing a Personal Representative to Bring a NJ Wrongful Death Claim

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    When someone is killed because of the wrongful or negligent act of a person or organization, that person (the decedent) has rights. Because the decedent isn’t alive to enforce those rights, they pass to the decedent’s estate.

    What Damages Can Be Recovered When a Family Member is Negligently Killed?

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    New Jersey provides two forms of relief when someone is killed due to the negligence or wrongful act of another person or organization. The first is known as a survival suit.