Appointing a Personal Representative to Bring a NJ Wrongful Death Claim
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?
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.
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