The death of a child can be devastating to any family. Suddenly, the contagious laughter and love that filled the home is replaced by a void that cannot be filled. If the child had been diagnosed with a deadly disease, this loss is still devastating yet expected. However, when this death is the result of a misdiagnosis or other such preventable occurrence, the Missouri parents may decide that pursuing a wrongful death claim is the appropriate course of action.
Families often enjoy getting away and spending time together. Sometimes this involves a weekend get-away; other times, this involves an extended vacation. In either case, the Missouri family may decide to take a tour or participate in some other venture designed to appeal to vacationers. The expectation is that the family will enjoy their time together rather than fall victim to a wrongful death incident.