In order to identify whether you are eligible for a wrongful death or not, you need to know about the reasons for wrongful deaths. The deaths that are caused by trucking, motorcycle etc. because of the drivers negligence or defects in the vehicle are categorized as wrongful deaths. Several other conditions like death of an individual at workplace because of the negligence of the owner, medical malpractice etc. are also regarded as wrongful deaths. If any your loved one died because of any of these reasons, you are eligible to file a lawsuit and get compensation.