Q: My cousin was killed in a car accident. Can I sue in his name?
A: Generally only the immediate family and estate of a deceased person can sue for wrongful death.
A: In Arizona, the following people can file a wrongful death lawsuit: The surviving spouse of a decedent, the surviving children of a decedent or a surviving parent or guardian of a decedent. Please accept our condolences on the loss of your cousin.
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