wrongful death

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a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence

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Adams had been hired by the estate for probate and to pursue the wrongful death claim.
They want him to pay compensation to the families of Nicole Brown and Ronald Goldman after they won a wrongful death claim.
Family members who have lost a loved one due to fungal meningitis may also be eligible to file a wrongful death claim for their loss.
The court found that a wrongful death claim was stated by the allegation that the juvenile's death was caused by a bedsheet left unsupervised in his cell.