Q: Will a personal injury lawsuit convert to wrongful death if the injured person ends up dying as a result of negligence?
A: It is certainly a possibility, but it will depend on specific facts regarding causation. Whether it is a personal injury lawsuit, or a wrongful death action, you should undoubtedly be represented by an attorney. If you are not, you should consult with on individually as soon as possible. A knowledgeable attorney will review the details of this situation, and ensure that you and your family receive the maximum amount of recovery possible. In addition, many of us offer free consultations, and will take the case on a contingent basis, so you will not have to pay anything for professional, and tailored representation.
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