Who has the right to file a wrongful death claim for construction accidents?
Under civil law, certain individuals with a close relationship to the victim may be able to pursue compensation following an accident which resulted in their death. Generally speaking, wrongful death lawsuits can be filed by the children, spouse, or parents of an individual. However, in select other circumstances, other people, such as non-related dependents, may also be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
If you would like to know more about who has the right to file a wrongful death claim for construction accidents, contact our New York wrongful death lawyers of Hach & Rose, LLP, today at 866-LAWS-USA.