Wrongful death refers to a person who passes away due to someone else’s negligence. It means the surviving relatives may be entitled to receive compensation for their death’s emotional and financial impact.
Survival action means the surviving relatives of a deceased person are entitled to receive compensation that the person would have received if they had lived.
For instance, let’s say a pedestrian is involved in a car crash. The collision causes a dislocated shoulder which later requires surgery. Following the surgery, the person passes away due to a heart attack. Relatives may claim damages for the deceased’s pain and suffering from the time of the injury until their death.
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