Definition - wrongful death

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wrongful death
  1. a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence; a death that can serve as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the dead person's family or heirs
  2. a death that results from a wrongful act or from negligence; a death that can serve as the basis for a civil action for damages on behalf of the dead person''s family or heirs