Rita Roberts was a passenger in a truck that left the roadway and crashed into a tree. The wreck happened along Kentucky 57. The family of Rita Roberts has Kentucky legal rights related to her death. Even if the driver of the truck was not acting intentionally, Ms. Roberts’ family is entitled to civil justice under Kentucky Law. Her family will incur funeral expenses, severe grieving, and the Estate of Rita Roberts will legally be entitled to claims for her death and a lifetime of lost earning capacity. The Estate’s legal claims will be controlled by Kentucky statute KRS 411.130. These type of death claims are referred to as Kentucky Wrongful Death actions.