The surviving spouse and children of the decedent have the right to file a lawsuit for wrongful death of a mesothelioma victim. And depending on the work history, other lawsuits and claims may be filed.
If there is no surviving spouse, children, parents and/or siblings can file a lawsuit on behalf of the estate.
The lawsuit must be filed within one year of the decedent’s death. If you have questions about Mesothelioma, call The Gertler Law Firm at (504) 581-6411 for a free consultation.