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In 1920, state wrongful death laws generally provided only economic damages, like DOHSA.
This article puts DOHSA in historical context, and argues for parity between federal maritime wrongful death elements of damage and those prevailing in the states.
Second, the history leading up to and including the United States Supreme Court's momentous creation, in 1970, of a remedy for wrongful death under the general maritime law (6) will be traced briefly, concentrating on deaths in state territorial waters, the arena where that history was played out.
Third, an examination of the development of the new wrongful death remedy by the lower courts will be undertaken, once again concentrating on state territorial waters.
The question whether a wrongful death action lies for the negligently inflicted death of an unborn child has been answered increasingly in the affirmative.
The clear trend is to recognize wrongful death actions for the deaths of unborn children, but the issue of appropriate damages is not so clear.
The personal injury law firm, Grayson & Grayson has also announced free review of wrongful death cases.
“Also, wrongful death cases need to be very sensitively and delicately handled.
5/19: The Army rejects an appeal of an unsuccessful wrongful death lawsuit filed by Patricia Kutteles, the mother of Pfc.
James Robertson II rules that Sharon Smith can sue the owners of the dogs that fatally mauled her partner, Diane Whipple, for wrongful death even though Smith is not a surviving spouse under the law.
The Supreme Court affirmed, tackling the following issue: "Does the federal maritime claim for wrongful death recognized in Moragne [398 U.s.
The Court recounted that for many years--under the rule of The Harrisburg(14)--no remedy for wrongful death was available under general maritime law.