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What you need to know about fatal recreational accidents

Losing a loved one is most people's worst nightmare and for good reason. After a spouse or other family member passes, there are decisions that have to be made even while the family is grieving and trying to cope with the loss. When someone dies as a result of an accident in Pennsylvania that may have been the fault of another party, the questions increase tenfold.

When a person dies in a recreational accident, the family may think that there is no legal recourse. In some cases, however, a wrongful death suit may be able to be filed if the death is deemed the fault of another person or business. For instance, if a person drowns because a canoe rental business did not properly maintain the equipment, the business may be able to be held liable.

Putting a monetary value on a person's life is impossible, yet filing a personal injury lawsuit requires just that. During this difficult emotional time, it can be helpful for family members to talk to an experienced personal injury attorney who can help ascertain the details of the case, determine if it is possible to file a wrongful death lawsuit and assist the family in determining an appropriate amount of compensation.

The last thing that a grieving family should be worried about is money, yet financial strain often comes hand in hand with the death of a family member. Unexpected burial expenses can add up quickly, increasing the stress on the family. A wrongful death lawsuit can help get the compensation you are entitled to and provide a small amount of closure.

Source: Cohen, Feeley, Altemose & Rambo, "Wrongful Death" Sep. 15, 2014

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