When a person’s death is the result of another individual’s negligent or reckless behavior, surviving family members have the right to take legal action in the form of a wrongful death lawsuit. For Maryland families, this type of lawsuit is often the best possible solution to financial losses associated with a sudden and unexpected death.
We know that legal action will not bring back your loved one or undo the harm your family has already suffered. However, we also know that stressors like the loss of financial support can make it difficult to fully grieve an unexpected death. If you recently lost a loved one and are struggling with the aftermath, you may be left wondering, “What qualifies as a wrongful death lawsuit?”