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Ross W. Albers is a leading Maryland wrongful death attorney with the experience and case knowledge necessary to help you and your family recover the settlement you deserve. Whatever the cause of the wrongful death, the first step in your process needs to be contacting an experienced and professional wrongful death attorney in Maryland to help you through this difficult time.
What is a wrongful death claim in Maryland?
A Maryland wrongful death claim is intended to compensate the estate and surviving family of a person who died as a result of medical malpractice, slip and fall injuries, defective drug injuries, toxic materials, any type of vehicle accident, or any other type of death involving some form of negligence. Such a claim must be brought to court to hold the defendant accountable for their misdeeds and to recover damages to pay for funeral expenses and any other financial need.
Who is eligible to file a wrongful death claim in Maryland?
The rules in Maryland are specific in terms of who is eligible to file a wrongful death claim. Primary beneficiaries include the surviving spouse, parents, and children of the deceased. Any primary beneficiary may file a claim and it will be awarded to them alone. A secondary beneficiary is a surviving sibling, cousin, niece, nephew, or other relative.
What can be claimed as damages in a wrongful death case in Maryland?
Surviving family members who file a wrongful death claim in Maryland are eligible for things such as:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost wages
- Loss of consortium
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Property damage
Maryland Wrongful Death Attorney
As a Maryland wrongful death attorney, Ross W. Albers provides legal assistance for any claim you may have and provides representation on behalf of you and your family.
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