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This book is for those who need help and are looking for what's best in their case. In most Kentucky wrongful death cases, the estate has the claim for damages. The Kentucky Revised Statutes lists the order in which the heirs-at-law can have the settlement or jury verdict amount distributed. Generally, the surviving spouse receives 50% and the surviving children receive 50% divided equally between them. The estate is typically allowed to claim the following damages for the deceased family member:
- Lost earnings
- Medical expenses
- Funeral expenses
- Pain and suffering experienced by decedent before death
"Wrongful Death In Kentucky" Table of Contents
- Dedication and Acknowledgements
- Chapter 1: The Basics About Kentucky Wrongful Death Cases
- Chapter 2: How to Plan a Funeral After an Unexpected Fatal Accident
- Chapter 3: Probate and the Estate
- Chapter 4: The Prelitigation Process
- Chapter 5: What is a Wrongful Death Case Worth?
- Chapter 6: The Litigation Process
- Chapter 7: Distribution of a Wrongful Death Award
- Chapter 8: Understanding Your Grief
- Chapter 9: Problems to Talk to Your Teen Driver About
- Final Thoughts
In most fatal accident and wrongful death cases, recovery and compensation is limited to a surviving spouse and children. If you are in the unfortunate position of having a family member or loved one who has suffered an untimely death due to the negligence of another, The Schafer Law Office can help. The Schafer Law Office realizes that this is a very traumatic, emotional experience. The Schafer Law Office has handled these types of cases for years and has experience investigating, pursuing and settling wrongful death claims.