Complaint in Wrongful Death Case

ABOUT THIS FORM

This is a wrongful death complaint sample filed under Maryland’s wrongful death statute. The complaint asserts 4 separate counts on behalf of the decedent’s surviving spouse and daughter.

SAMPLE WRONGFUL DEATH COMPLAINT

What is the Statute of Limitations on Wrongful Death Claims in Maryland?

In Maryland, wrongful death cases must be filed within 3 years after the date of death or else the claim will be time barred under the wrongful death statute of limitations


Who Can be Plaintiffs in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Maryland?

Anyone who is listed as a qualified beneficiary under Maryland’s wrongful death statute. Beneficiaries under the statute include spouses, children and other dependent family members. Significant others can only get economic damages.

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