the death of a person wrongfully caused, as comprising the grounds of a damage suit.
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A grand jury ultimately decided not to indict Dunaway, but his children won a wrongful-death civil lawsuit against him.Football, Crime, and Allegations Against Aaron Hernandez|Ben Teitelbaum|June 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST