The wrongful and tragic death of a loved one can devastate a family both emotionally and financially. Wrongful Death legislation exists to protect and compensate families for their loss. These cases occur when a person dies due to the wrongdoing or negligence of another party. Wrongful Death can occur due to medical malpractice, criminal behavior, hazardous work conditions, or auto accidents. It is imperative that action be taken swiftly in order to meet strict deadlines and requirements. The requirements can be complicated and overwhelming while dealing with the loss of a loved one, so an experienced attorney is a necessity in navigating the legal environment of a Wrongful Death case.