Missouri wrongful death law articles and news, produced by our personal injury attorneys to help answer important questions you may have if someone close to you was killed due to another’s negligence.
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The wrongful death of your loved one may be the most difficult time in your life.
However, if you live in Missouri, there is good news for you: Missouri state law has changed much over the past 25 years to increase the rights of wrongful death victims and their families.
Here’s how to understand if Missouri law gives you the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit:
First, You Must Be One of the Parties Entitled to Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Forward
States have different rules on this. In Missouri, the surviving spouse, children, or grandchildren have the first rights to bring a wrongful death claim forward. Parents of a deceased child can also file a wrongful death claim.
If none of these parties have […]