the death of a person wrongfully caused, as comprising the grounds of a damage suit.
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Words nearby wrongful death
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Example sentences from the Web for wrongful death
Michelle Cusseaux still deserves justice as her assailant was only demoted and never criminally charged with her wrongful death.Georgia Anne Muldrow’s 10 Freedom Songs wqWill Have You Activated|Joi-Marie McKenzie|August 28, 2020|Essence.com
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