Q: How soon after the death can the survivors bring a wrongful death case?
A: In most circumstances, you have 3 years to file a wrongful Death lawsuit in Massachusetts. You usually need to have a representative to the decedents estate appointed by the probate and family court to proceed with a wrongful death action. I suggest you contact an experienced attorney in these matters for help.
A: The Estate of the decedent may bring a claim at any time after the death, until the statute of limitation expires.
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