After the loss of a loved one, your head may be spinning. In a wrongful death claim, survivors file a civil lawsuit seeking damages against one or more parties whose negligence allegedly caused the death.
Wrongful deaths leave in their wake pain, confusion, and an overwhelming amount of questions. It’s difficult to cope with the loss of loved ones, from impending medical expenses to the loss of income, not to mention the severe emotion trauma that can ensue. In this state, the last thing on your mind is that you may need to file a lawsuit. We will help to make this transition as smooth as possible by walking you through this taxing time, with a commitment to stand by your side each step of the way.
When an injured person files a personal injury claim, they are seeking damages related to the injury itself, such as medical expenses, lost wages, and compensation for pain and suffering. However, the damages in a wrongful death claim are different, and so compensation is treated a bit differently.