How to Sue a Party for Wrongful Death
The legal issues on how to bring a Minnesota wrongful death claim can be complex and depends on several factors concerning the deceased (their age, occupation, lifestyle, family dynamics and more). Equally, the defendant or negligent party(ies) also matters based on different standards for certain professionals and care facilities, employers, manufacturer’s as well as the nature of the underlying injuries which were the cause of death.
Minnesota has a new wrongful death law, which is much more favorable towards the victims and families of those that suffer abuse and neglect injuries and resulting death. All damages are now available including the pain and suffering of the injured party.
Here a Common Issues for Death by Wrongful Act in Minnesota
WRONGFUL DEATH STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
DO INJURY CLAIMS SURVIVE AFTER DEATH?
WRONGFUL DEATH CAPTION OF LAWSUIT
WRONGFUL DEATH APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEE WHO CAN FILE LAWSUIT?
WHO IN FAMILY MUST BE GIVEN NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BRING CLAIM?
CAN COURTS TRANSFER WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION IN MINNESOTA?
WRONGFUL DEATH COMPARATIVE FAULT
MINNESOTA JURY INSTRUCTION 91.75 WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS
WHAT DOES PECUNIARY LOSS MEAN IN MINNESOTA WRONGFUL DEATH CASE?
ARE PUNITIVE DAMAGES ALLOWED IN A MINNESOTA WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT?
HOW ARE PROCEEDS FROM WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT DISTRIBUTED?
Contact a Top Rated Minnesota Wrongful Death Attorney
Attorney Kenneth LaBore has handled hundreds of wrongful death cases and has decades experience in knowing how to how negligent parties accountable and how to recover maximum damages under the law. For a free consultation call 612-743-9048 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.
Minnesota Wrongful Death is Created by Minn. Stat. 573.02
In Minnesota the wrongful death claims of persons who suffer injury or neglect by another is created by Sec. 573.02 MN Statutes. The allows the next-of-kin of the deceased to bring all claims available under the law. Thankfully, due to recent changes in the wrongful death statute, pain and suffering, emotional distress and all damages arising from the injury are now included as part of the claim.