Q: Is wife of deceased sibling entitled to money from civil suit pertaining to deceased mother
Two siblings brought civil action against hospital ,due to wrongful death of mother. One sibling passes away ,is that deceased siblings wife entitled to proceeds from civil lawsuit? Settlement out of court was after sibling had been deceased for 11 months?
Timing may make a difference. Talk to a local lawyer about the specifics ASAP.
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