Wrongful death lawsuits are actions, generally based on a state statute, that allow the close relatives of a person who was injured and died as a result of a wrongful act to recover for lost financial and emotional support. The wrongful act may be negligent, such as careless driving; reckless; or deliberate, such as an intentional murder.
In New Hampshire, by state law, only an immediate family member can file a wrongful death lawsuit. In New Hampshire, a wrongful death claim must be filed within three years of the date of the death. To learn more about Wrongful Death law in NH, speak to our attorneys.