Who Has Claims For Wrongful Death?
Depending on the circumstances, claims for a life lost offshore or on the high seas may be brought by the lost person’s personal representative on behalf of the lost person’s parents, children, spouse, and estate.29
29Ivy v. Security Barge Lines, Inc., 5858 F.2d 732 (5th Cir. Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi 1978); 46 U.S.C. § 30302.