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Wrongful Death Archives

1 killed, 1 injured in drunk driving accident in New Hampshire

While car accidents aren't always intentional, they can come with extreme loss. Losing a loved one in an accident can put you in a difficult position; you need to be compensated for the pain you've been put through, but you also realize that even if a person was negligent, the accident may not have been intentional. Despite this, it's in your best interests to pursue what you need, since it's your life that will be affected in the long run thanks to the driver involved in the case.

What does a wrongful death lawsuit require in New Hampshire?

Living through the death of someone you're close to can be difficult, especially if the death was sudden. In some cases, as a family member, you may be wondering what you can do about outstanding bills and lost wages; these financial difficulties add to your stress, and you wouldn't be faced with them if the negligence of someone else hadn't resulted in your loved one's death.

A wrongful death by definition

Wrongful deaths are called such because something happened that resulted in a death that should not have. For instance, if a surgeon makes a mistake and a patient dies or if a car goes into the wrong lane and kills the driver of another vehicle, then those could be called wrongful deaths. Murder itself is also a type of wrongful death.

Man denied bail for crash that killed 2 in New Hampshire

Imagine an accident that takes the life of your loved one. Now imagine what you'd feel like if the person responsible was asking to be let out of jail while he waits to go to trial. Would that be fair for everything you've been through? This judge may agree with your position, as he has denied the request for bail for this man.

Your rights after a rear-end collision in New Hampshire

If you've been in a rear-end car accident, then you know that even though your car may not have been badly damaged, you still can be severely hurt. Heading to the hospital immediately following a crash, you may not have had time to speak with anyone about how your care will be paid for. Will insurance cover it? What should you do about the negligent driver who hit you?

Motorcyclist died in New Hampshire accident at local intersection

When you ride a motorcycle, you expect drivers to be aware of your presence. Not paying attention to the roadways can mean serious injuries or even your death. Drivers sometimes pull out in front of motorcyclists or follow them too closely; those are both negligent acts that could result in injuries and a person's wrongful death.

1 dead following accident, New Hampshire changes laws in response

In the story of a tragic accident that left a woman dead on Christmas Eve, one driver was accused of using a cellphone prior to the crash. Now, a June 2 report has stated that the man allegedly responsible for this woman and mother's death has been indicted for his role in the accident. He has been charged with negligent homicide.

Executive's wrongful death charges raised due to indifference

When a car crash leads to your loved one's death, you may feel that the person responsible should pay for his or her actions. You aren't alone in thinking that way, and you may be able to seek compensation to help cover the costs associated with the wrongful death, as well as non-economic damages. There is no reason you should have to pay for an accident that wasn't caused by you or your loved one.

Student from New Hampshire dies in car crash

Losing a loved one in a car accident often happen suddenly, but is always devastating. When that wrongful death is the direct result of another person's poor driving or a impaired driver, you may be at a loss for how to proceed. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to seek compensation. While money won't bring back a loved one, it can make the financial strain of an accident a bit easier.

Fatal medical malpractice lawsuits no longer capped

The New Hampshire news is likely to have covered this story. According to recent reports, the cap Florida has placed on fatal medical malpractice lawsuits has been ruled completed unconstitutional by the high court. What does that mean for residents of New Hampshire? Many people in the health care community across the nation are pushing for caps on medical malpractice lawsuits.

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