Does Indiana have a wrongful death law?
Three separate statutes control wrongful death claims in Indiana:
- General Wrongful Death Act (GWDA) – Ind. Code 34-23-1-1
- Adult Wrongful Death Act (AWDA) – Ind. Code 34-23-1-2
- Child Wrongful Death Act (CWDA) – Ind. Code 34-23-2-1
An experienced wrongful death lawyer in Fort Wayne will have a thorough understanding of these laws and how Indiana courts have applied them to different situations, including situations that may be similar to your own.