What Is a Claim for Wrongful Death in Tennessee?

The loss of a family member or close loved one is never easy to accept, even when the death was anticipated. When a death occurs unexpectedly, and you suspect that someone’s negligence played a part in the death, it can be all but impossible to accept. Nothing can turn back the clock and prevent the loss of your loved one; however, if his/her death was, indeed, the result of negligence on the part of another party you may be entitled to compensation for your loss through a claim for wrongful death in Tennessee. Most of the time when a death occurs it could not have been prevented. Sometimes, however, that is not the case. When the intentional, reckless, or negligent act or omission of another party contributed to a death it is referred to as a “wrongful” death in the State of Tennessee. A wrongful death can occur under a virtually endless number of circumstances; however, some common situations that result in a wrongful death include: Motor vehicle accidents Medical errors Aviat


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