Finding out that a loved one was involved in a fatal accident is devastating. Learning that the death was due to the fault of someone else can leave you overwhelmed, angry, and unsure of how to move forward. While nothing can truly replace the loss of a loved one, pursuing a wrongful death claim against the at-fault driver is the best way to seek compensation for your loss. Read on to find out how best to proceed in such circumstances.
Understand Your Rights under Connecticut Law
Connecticut law permits a loved one of a deceased person to file a wrongful death lawsuit in court. Generally, such a claim must be filed within two years from the date of the incident.