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What is Wrongful Death?

When someone dies because of another person’s negligence or intentional wrongful act, it is considered a wrongful death. If you have lost a loved one in such a tragic and sudden manner, you may be feeling a range of intense emotions. You may also be wondering what your options are and how you can seek justice.

Some Types of Wrongful Deaths:

  • Criminal acts, fatal assaults
  • Swimming pool accidents
  • Construction site accidents and industrial accidents
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Nursing home neglect
  • And more

What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

A wrongful death claim is a type of civil lawsuit that can be filed by the surviving family members of the deceased person. To win a wrongful death case, the plaintiff must prove that the defendant’s actions (or lack of action) resulted in the death of the victim. If successful, the defendant may be ordered to pay damages to the victim’s family.

While no amount of money can ever truly make up for the loss of a loved one, filing a wrongful death claim can help to hold the responsible party accountable. 

How to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

Wrongful death cases can be extremely difficult.  The raw emotions and injustice of losing a loved one in a fatal accident are worsened especially when insurance companies try to tell the family their loved one’s life wasn’t worth the compensation.  You MUST HIRE an experienced attorney that can handle your case with precision, sensitivity, understanding and determination. 

The attorney can also help you understand the process of filing a lawsuit and what to expect. If you decide to move forward with a wrongful death attorney, they will handle all aspects of the case, including investigation, discovery, and trial. You should not worry about the legal process; your attorney will handle everything.

Take Time to Grieve with your Family

It is essential to take some time to grieve after losing a loved one. This is a difficult and emotional time, and you shouldn’t try to rush through it. Spend as much time as necessary grieving your loss. Spend time with family and friends, and talk about your loved one. Remembering them will help you heal.

If you need to don’t hesitate to seek out grief counseling or therapy. This can be a helpful way to deal with your emotions and start to heal. You can also join a support group for people who have lost a loved one. Speaking with people who have experienced the same situation as you can be quite beneficial.

Give yourself time to grieve. It is normal to feel sad, angry and confused after losing a loved one. These feelings are a regular aspect of grief. Allow yourself to feel them, and don’t try to bottle them up. Recognizing and dealing with your emotions is an integral part of healing.

Contact us at (877) 592-4600. for a FREE consultation.  We can let you know if you have a case and you can then come into our office to start your claim.

We are here for you!