In this Article, the author endeavors to outline a fair and manageable uniform law on wrongful death. Part II of this Article summarizes the historical development and inadequacies of the diverse types of wrongful death and survival laws in the United States.Part III explores the damages recoverable under the existing statutes. Part IV examines two significant proposals for reforming this area of the law. Finally, parts V and VI contain the author's suggestions for a fair yet manageable wrongful death statute that may serve all jurisdictions.
T. A. Smedley,
Some Order Out of Chaos in Wrongful Death Law,
37 Vanderbilt Law Review
Available at: https://scholarship.law.vanderbilt.edu/vlr/vol37/iss2/2