wrongful death

Definition of "wrongful death"
  1. A legal case where a family member seeks compensation for the death of a loved one caused by someone else's intentional or accidental actions, covering potential earnings and emotional support the deceased would have offered
How to use "wrongful death" in a sentence
  1. In the case of wrongful death, the family sought compensation for loss of income and emotional distress.
  2. The lawyer represented the grieving family in their wrongful death lawsuit.
  3. The company was found liable in a wrongful death claim after their neglect led to an accident.

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