Losing a family member or loved one is never easy. The loss itself is traumatic, and dealing with all the stress that comes after such as medical bills and funeral arrangements adds an unwelcome burden at a trying time. No one can bring back your loved ones, and no recovery can ever replace them. But just compensation may ease some of the burden with which you have to deal.
People whose loved ones have died before their time as a result of negligence, carelessness, malicious actions, industrial accidents, unsafe conditions, vehicle collisions, or other causes may be entitled to seek legal redress against those responsible. In Virginia, for example, the law permits wrongful death suits to seek damages for: