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Wrongful death claims are civil cases. Therefore, damages are intended to help the estate and surviving family members (spouse, children, dependents) recover the losses directly related to the death. Keep in mind that the state of Indiana caps damages in most wrongful death cases at $300,000.
While a personal injury attorney can help explore options, Indiana generally allows–but does not necessarily guarantee–the following recovery options for a deceased person’s estate, spouse, or children:
When hiring an attorney, it’s important that a personal injury lawyer be experienced in wrongful death cases. Familiarity with state laws and statutes will be crucial in the success of a wrongful death case.