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What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?
What Is a Wrongful Death Claim?

Wrongful Death Claims arise out of situations in which an individual dies due to the negligence of another. They may also come about because of a product failure. The scenarios in which wrongful death claims may occur vary widely. They may include vehicular collisions, ...

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Blog posts in Wrongful Death

  • Dempsey & Kingsland Secures $5 Million Settlement in Truck Collision Death Case

    The Dempsey & Kingsland firm obtained a $5 million settlement for a client in a wrongful death arising from a truck collision. Missouri Lawyers Weekly ...

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  • Dialysis Mistakes: Wide-Ranging Errors Do Occur

    Federal government scrutiny of dialysis administration some years back sadly revealed a high number of mistakes that routinely occur with this ...

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  • Did Joan Rivers' Doctors Pose for 'Selfie' During Fatal Procedure?

    Many Kansas City residents who enjoyed Joan Rivers’ no-holds-barred attitude and sharp wit were deeply saddened to hear of the comedienne’s passing in ...

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  • Complex Processes Should Not Scuttle Valid Wrongful Death Claims

    Just exactly how many people die as a result of mistakes in the hospital? It’s a hard figure to put your finger on. It seems to change every year — ...

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  • Wrongful Death Case Highlights Issue of Cognitive Bias

    As much as we might want eliminate every risk of a deadly mistake being made in the delivery of medical care or the performance of a surgical ...

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  • Gauging When it May be Time to Find a New Doctor

    Many doctors consider their profession an art. Medicine has its creative aspects to be sure, but it is more deeply rooted in science. Anatomy, ...

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  • KC Seeks to Shake 'Deadly City' Tag by Reducing Gun Violence

    Kansas City is a great place to live. That doesn’t mean it is without its issues. According to The Kansas City Star, the city has earned the dubious ...

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  • What Good is Medical Malpractice Data if Consumers Don't Know?

    Seventeen states in this country allow consumers to go to medical board websites to find out about malpractice claims that have been made against ...

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  • Wrongful Death Suit in Boy's 2012 Drowning Settled for $300K

    We’re getting into fishing season finally. There are a lot of people looking to drop a line and reel in a few. For many, the allure of water — any ...

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