Q: Can my brother-in-law legally file a wrongful death suit on my husband, who is his brother, without telling me ?
You need to talk to a Mississippi Wrongful Death Attorney.
You or your children are the people who should recover in a wrongful death claim in Mississippi. Mississippi's Wrongful Death MS Code § 11-7-13
You and children would have to be listed as the beneficiaries and would have the right to be named executors/administrators.
Find out from the court records if an estate was opened. If there is a possible case, act proactively by contacting a memebr of the Miss. Assn for Justice--they will give you a time for a free in person consult.
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