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New Rules for Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuits

I’vewritten a good bit about use plaintiffs’ in Maryland wrongful death cases and the hornets’ nest that lawyers can find themselves in when they do not have all of the potential wrongful death beneficiaries reading off the same sheet of music before filing suit.

The Maryland Court of Appeals has decided to rewrite the rules when filing wrongful death claims involving notice to use plaintiffs that gives attorneys a more clear path. It also addresses the issue of adult children’s claims for solatium damages.

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