Wrongful Death

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Immediate family members, including parents, spouses, and children are eligible to file a claim.

What Damages Are Recoverable In a Wrongful Death Action?

Damages can include compensation for loss of life, mental pain and suffering, medical and funeral costs, probable future earnings and loss of support or companionship.

As A Spouse, Am I Entitled to Recover Damages In A Wrongful Death Action?

Yes. Under New Hampshire law, a surviving spouse is entitled to money damages for loss of the comfort, society and companionship of the deceased.

 

What Damages Is A Minor Child Entitled To Receive In the Wrongful Death of A Parent?

Under New Hampshire law, where the deceased is a parent of a minor child or children, the child or children are entitled to be compensated for the loss of familial relationship

 

 

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