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Q: Are there situations where non-relatives can file wrongful death lawsuits?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 12, 2017

Unlikely, but why not ask your question of a member of the NJ Assn for Justice--they give free consultations.

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Q: Can I bring both criminal and civil actions against someone who negligently caused my spouse's death?
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq. answered on Dec 3, 2016

Much more information is needed to answer your question, but you in general cannot bring a criminal action against someone that is up to the state to prosecute and in many cases more than negligence is needed for a criminal cases. For civil you can hire a lawyer to do this and you will get damages... Read more »

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Q: So does a person's executor file a wrongful death suit, or can I as a friend file it?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Oct 30, 2016

Only the executor. If not named, a member of the immediate family. Friends, no way.

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Q: Is an administratrix of estate for a wrongful death settlement in New Jersey entitled to monies from the settlement?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Dec 28, 2015

You may want to ask under the Probate topic.

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Q: My uncles death was "accidental" in the hospital due to a fall which resulted in bleeding on his brain. no kids. No wife

I am beneficiary in his will. Do I have a law suit that I need to pursue?

Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 28, 2015

I am very sorry to hear that. Wrongful death laws vary from state to state. The estate may have a claim. Talk to a local injury or probate lawyer.

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Q: How do I file a motion for Wrongful Death on Behalf of my daughter in two Hospitals
John M DeProspo
John M DeProspo answered on May 18, 2015

You need to contact a medical malpractice lawyer in your area for a free consultation.

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Q: Whats the statue on wrongfull death suit in NJ
Mark A. Siesel
Mark A. Siesel answered on May 26, 2011

The statute of limitations on wrongful death in New Jersey is 2 years from the date of death.

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