Car accidents happen every day. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to drive away from the scene of the accident and get your car repaired, suffering no personal injuries from the collision. However, in a small number of cases, someone ends up seriously injured or even dies. If a loved one was killed in a…

When a person is injured as the result of another’s negligence, the injured party maintains the right to file a civil action for personal injury damages against the at-fault party. Similarly, when an injury results in death, the estate of that person (via the personal representative of the estate) may seek damages for wrongful death.…

It is a cornerstone of Wyoming law that someone responsible for injuring another person must pay compensation. But what happens when the victim dies? Since he or she is no longer alive to sue, does this mean the defendant gets off free? Actually, no. Wrongful death lawsuits allow surviving family members to receive compensation from…