Liability Release Forms
What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
A wrongful death suit is a lawsuit brought by a family member of the deceased victim against the person or company who negligently or willfully caused the death. Wrongful deaths can occur in many contexts, including:
What is a Liability Release Form?
A Release Form (or clause) is a contract signed by the victim if the accident occurred during activities such as skiing and flying in an airplane. The contract may have appeared on the boarding pass or passenger ticket. The release clause may purport to release a facility or person from liability for injuries that may occur on the premises or under the person's care. However, these limitations may not apply to the specifics of your case, because many states do not consider release forms enforceable.
Do I Need a Lawyer if I Have a Release Form Problem?
If a loved one died after signing a release form, you may still be able to sue for damages or other compensation. You should consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer in your state to see what the law is regarding enforceability of release clauses and to discuss your options.
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Last Modified: 02-18-2011 04:03 PM PST
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