Damages in a Wrongful Death Case
If you do choose to pursue a wrongful death case, it is a good idea to have an idea of what damages you may be able to recover. You may be entitled to damages that are both economic and noneconomic in nature. Economic damages may include the deceased party’s end of life medical expenses, reasonable funeral and burial expenses, the income that has already been lost as a result of the death, and the future possible financial support that is lost. Noneconomic damages may include the pain and suffering that has been, is currently being experienced, and the pain and suffering that will likely occur in the future as well as the loss of companionship and relationship with the deceased person.