When someone dies in Pennsylvania due to violence or negligence, the family or the heirs of the person who has died may have legal claims for compensation called wrongful death and survival claims.
Common types of events that lead to these legal claims include murder, motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, death in the workplace and other situations in which the loved one has died due to violence or due to carelessness of someone else.
If you have a family member who has died and you would like your wrongful death claim to be investigated, please contact me.
Here are the Intestacy (Wrongful Death) Laws in Pa…
- Estate priority under intestate laws is as follows:
In the instance of children and no spouse, the children take all. Shares are divided equally between the children of the same generation.
When children of different generations are involved, it gets more complicated. Intestacy laws for children of different generations includes: