Wrongful Death Archives

Rear-end accident along the side of a highway leaves boy dead

An accident authorities described as "horrific," left a four-year-old dead and several other people injured and needing care in nearby hospitals. Police are still investigating the accident, but they have consulted with the local prosecutor as a precautionary measure in case it appears criminal charges are necessary.

Jury awards millions in Kentucky wrongful death case

A helicopter crash that left three people dead, including a former sheriff's deputy, a nurse and a paramedic, came to a resolution in a Kentucky courtroom as a jury awarded almost $22 million to the grieving family members of the three victims following a wrongful death lawsuit.

Who gets paid damages after a wrongful death case?

Some Kentucky might not even think to ask the question of who exactly gets compensated when another person negligently caused the death of someone's friend or relative. After all, the person who got hurt died and therefore does not need the money. On the other hand, there are probably many, if not hundreds, of people who are affected by the untimely and preventable death of a Kentucky resident.

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