Can I Pursue a Claim if a Family Member is Killed in a Car Accident?

Alabama does allow wrongful death claims. Alabama law determines the family member who has the right to pursue the claim. If damages are recovered, those proceeds are then distributed to the heirs in accordance with Alabama law. Alabama also has unique provisions related to the specific damages recoverable in a wrongful death claim. These claims present unique legal issues. The Blackwell Law Firm website provides more information on these claims.