When a person is fatally injured because of someone else’s negligence, surviving family members might consider filing a wrongful death claim to get compensation for their losses. Because someone’s life was lost and a family is forced to deal with the consequences, so much is at stake in these claims.

Proceeding with a wrongful death claim requires plenty of evidence and proof. But what does it take to prove wrongful death?

Proving Wrongful Death: The 3 Basic Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim