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Scott D. Brown
John P. Lander
Kim R. Snitker
Travis M. Armbrust
Kaitlyn J. Ausborn
 
Brown, Kinsey,
Funkhouser & Lander, P.L.C.

214 North Adams,
Mason City, Iowa 50401
Phone: (641) 423-6223
Fax: (641) 423-9995
WRONGFUL DEATH - Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What if a death occurs before bringing a personal injury lawsuit?
Q. Are the parents of unborn children able to file suit in a wrongful death?
Q. How do they determine if the death may be punishable by criminal action? What is the difference between the civil and criminal cases that can be filed?
Q. May punitive damages be requested in wrongful death cases?
Q. Do all states have the same laws for wrongful death suits?
Q. What if the person never held a job?
Q. May pain and suffering of a deceased be sued for?
Q. May wrongful death actions be filed in cases of children or the elderly?
"Contact an Iowa wrongful death lawyer representing clients in West Union, Iowa today to schedule your free initial consultation."
 
QUESTION

May wrongful death actions be filed in cases of children or the elderly?

 

ANSWER

Yes, although damages may be sought in a wrongful death of children or the elderly, the damage awards are usually modest in both of these cases.

 
Please review the content on this site for more detailed information that applies to state laws and individual situations. It is important to review your questions with an experienced wrongful death attorney to ensure you are receiving all of the rights and benefits that you are entitled.
 
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