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Is an autopsy needed?
Is there a time limit to pursue a wrongful death and/or survival action claims?
Wrongful Death Claim
What is a wrongful death claim?
Who can bring a wrongful death claim?
Is an autopsy required to prove a wrongful death claim?
Can I sue for the death of an unborn child?
Is pain and suffering recoverable for a wrongful death?
Are wrongful death damages taxable?
How are wrongful death damages proven?
Decedent’s life expectancy
Potential future earnings
Status of the decedent’s health before the accident
The decedent’s contribution to the home
What if the wrongful death beneficiaries don’t agree?
How is a settlement for a wrongful death claim divided?
Survival Action / Estate Claim
What is a survival action?
How is a survival action different from wrongful death?
Who can bring a survival action?
Are survival action damages taxable?
How is settlement for a Survival Action claim divided?
What is probate?
What is a personal representative?
What is the purpose of probate?
Can I file a lawsuit without an estate?
How is a personal representative selected?
Where can I obtain a copy of the will?
Where can I obtain a death certificate?
What does "intestate" mean?
What are the duties of a personal representative?
Is a personal representative entitled to a larger inheritance?
What if the deceased doesn't have a will?
How does the probate process work?
How long does probate usually take?
Why is probate actually required?
How much does probate cost?