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Who can bring a wrongful death claim after a loved one dies?

After a tragic incident occurs in a person's life, Baltimore residents can be left searching for answers. A simple car accident, for example, can fundamentally alter a person's life when serious injury or death results from the crash.

Law enforcement asking for public's help in fatal crash

When something happens to a person's loved one, it is natural for a Baltimore resident to want to step in immediately and solve the situation. This is not always possible, however, such as with the loss of a loved one after a fatal incident.

Which family members can get damages in a wrongful death action?

There is nothing worse for Maryland residents than losing a loved one. As discussed previously in this blog, when an unexpected incident claims the life of a loved one, surviving family members may have a cause of action they can bring against the person responsible for the incident. If successful, family members can obtain damages in the lawsuit, based, among other things, on the financial impact of losing their loved one.

Dealing with the tragic death of a loved one

While there is never a good time to lose a loved one, a death in the family during the holiday season can be particularly heartbreaking. This is especially true when the death comes unexpectedly, such as through a car accident or after another traumatic incident. When the death occurs as a result of someone else's negligence, the surviving family members may have a cause of action for wrongful death against the responsible party.

Are there rules of the road for operators of boats?

For many Baltimore residents, one of the more enjoyable activities is hitting the water with family and friends. Whether individuals are engaging in water sports, or simply going for a boat ride, there is much fun to be had on area waterways.

Car accident claims life of motorcyclist

While there is never a completely safe time to be on the road, there have been an unfortunate number of fatalities in recent weeks on Maryland roadways. Three fatalities occurred on a recent weekend, for example, with all of the deceased being under the age of 40.

Student's family reaches settlement in wrongful death case

It is that time of the year again, when summer is coming to a close and many Baltimore-area young adults are getting ready for college to begin. The start of a new school year is often met with feelings of excitement and anxiety, whether it is a person's first experience at college or whether the person is returning for another school year.

Fatal accident involves bus and dragging

It often seems as though life is too short, and for some Baltimore residents, that unfortunately happens to be the case when a person dies unexpectedly. When a fatal accident suddenly claims a person's life, it is not only tragic for the individual involved, but for the surviving friends and family members as well, who are left in a painful and difficult situation.

Maryland teenager struck, killed while watching soccer game

It was supposed to be a fun evening watching a local soccer game, but a tragic turn of events claimed the life of a 13-year-old Maryland girl and injured another woman, when a car ran up a curb and struck them near Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring.

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