Overview of Laws Related to Filing a Wrongful Death Action in North Carolina

If you are on this page, it is likely that you lost a loved one and are seeking information about the wrongful death claim process. First and foremost, we are very sorry for your loss. Losing someone close to you, especially in an unexpected manner, is heartbreaking. That is why we published this guide. We want to be a resource of information and help in your time of need.

This guide covers important topics such as:

  • The legal definition of wrongful death
  • Who can be the personal representative for a wrongful death claim
  • The types of damages that can be pursued
  • The statute of limitations for a wrongful death claim

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