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How does the court determine the amount of compensation in a wrongful death case?

In the event of a wrongful death, no amount of money can bring back a loved one, but compensation can help lessen the financial burden. The court takes a number of economic and non-economic factors into account when determining the amount of compensation.WRONGFUL DEATH ECONOMIC LOSS FACTORS From an economic stand point, the court considers funeral and medical expenses, as well as the amount of money the deceased would have contributed had they lived a normal life span. This in and of itself is a very complex equation in which the court examines how financially dependent the survivors were on the deceased including the age and needs of the deceased’s children.Schedule FREE Consultation Now