Q: What do you have to prove to sue for wrongful death?
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A: Contact a member of the NY State Trial Lawyers Assn. The estate sues, unless you are wife or minor child. The estte has to to show the person or company owed a legal duty to someone in the decedn't position., they breached that duty, that the decedent died as a natural result of those actions by the defendant. Different states have different law.
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