Video Summary

  • Family members are generally eligible to file a wrongful death case in Missouri.
  • Priority for filing is determined by Missouri statute, based on the relationship to the deceased.
  • The key factor in filing a case is whether the death resulted from negligence or misconduct by another person.
  • Kevin McManus Law assists family members in gathering evidence and investigating accidents.
  • While compensation cannot bring back the deceased, it is a means within the civil justice system to hold responsible parties accountable and provide some form of closure to the family.
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Kevin McManus is an accident injury and disability lawyer in Kansas City, MO, and Overland Park, KS