Whether or not insurance covers wrongful death is really dependent upon the circumstances surrounding the death. If it is a claim related to a car crash for example, the negligent parties insurance carrier will cover some of the damages. However, it is important to note that additional damages above and beyond that should be pursued and investigated.
If the death is related to say an accident on property, then the home owners insurance will cover some of those damages as well. Due to the complexities with the nature and the extent of the death, it’s important that you contact an experienced attorney.
If you have questions about wrongful death and your insurance, contact Partner Jeffrey S. Wrage for help to answer those questions.