Andrew Harmon



Wrongful Death
Issues from Negligence

Written by Mesriani Law Group

Fatal accidents often lead to serious injury or death. Wrongful deaths have become one of the many tragic results of these accidents. Families are left with the lingering effects and pain of the loss of their loved ones. Survivors or families of wrongful death victims are entitled to file for claims which would somehow compensate their sufferings and alleviate their financial burden.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death
There are many accidents that could result to an injury or even the death of a person. Most of these accidents could have been prevented only if people have exercised caution and have been responsible in their duties.

Drowning. Resort owners and administrators have the duty to keep their property as safe as possible to everyone. There must be floaters made available especially to inexperienced swimmers. Also, expertly trained lifeguards must be strategically positioned so that they will see people who might need their assistance.

These accidents usually victimize children who are not aware of the dangers that water parks and settings present. Parents must be watchful of their kids or ask a responsible adult to keep an eye on them to avoid these tragedies.

Vehicle Accidents. According to a study, vehicle-related accidents are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the nation. High-velocity impact of vehicles can cause severe injuries to a person that could lead to his death.

Because of this, every motorist must be reminded not to drive while intoxicated as this would affect their capacity to think efficiently. Drivers must also maintain their speed limit and follow every traffic rule to be sure that they would not cause any road accidents.

Fall Accidents. It is the establishment ownerís responsibility to constantly make sure that his property is in safe condition for those who would be visiting it. There are fall accidents caused by slight negligence that have led to a personís paralysis or death.

Avoiding Accidents
Each case of wrongful death is different as there are various accidents that could cause them. In order to avoid wrongful deaths, we must keep in mind some reminders that would keep us away from litigation and from accidents that will endanger our lives.

It would also help if we do not over estimate our skills in driving or swimming to avoid accidents. Checking our pathway and flooring that we are walking on would also ensure that we would be able to avoid fall accidents caused by faulty tiles and flooring.

Even if we exercise more caution in our daily activities, we canít still guarantee that we would not meet any accident as it could still be caused by other parties.


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