If someone you love has been killed in South Dakota as the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible for compensation in a wrongful death claim. However, there are specific rules on who is eligible to make a wrongful death claim in South Dakota. Here are a series of frequently asked questions about wrongful death in our state.
What is a wrongful death in South Dakota?
What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim in South Dakota?
Who can bring a wrongful death case in South Dakota?
Are punitive damages recoverable in a South Dakota wrongful death case?
Does it matter if my family member did not leave any Will before his wrongful death?
Can I bring a South Dakota wrongful death action even if my spouse never worked outside the home?
Can a wrongful death action be brought for an unborn child in South Dakota?
Who can bring a wrongful death action on behalf of an unborn child in South Dakota?
How quickly should I hire an attorney in a wrongful death case?