Wrongful death cases are available in the event of the death of a loved one due to the negligence or legal fault of another. The persons with the right to make a claim caused by the loss of their loved one include family members, decedents (heirs) and dependents of the decedent. If your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence of another person, the intentional act of another or due to a defective product, LG’s wrongful death attorneys can represent your interests and seek a settlement or verdict for damages you have suffered.
Damages available to you may include:
- Funeral and unpaid medical expenses;
- Pain and suffering;
- Loss of companionship or care;
- Loss of expected income or earnings after death;
- Loss of inheritance;
- Loss of employment benefits or insurance from the decedent’s loss of employment;
In some cases, attorney fees and punitive damages may be awarded if the conduct causing the wrongful death was due to the fraud, oppression or malice of another, for example by a willfully reckless or drunk driver.
These cases are difficult cases requiring immediate investigation and attention by people wrongful death lawyers qualified to provide you with information and evidence required to maximize your recovery for your loss. Dealing with the legal issues surrounding the loss of a loved one, is emotional and not an easy task in times of grief. Our attorneysLG’s wrongful death attorneys can handle these responsibilities and eliminate the burden for those dealing with the death of their family member.
Contact L+G Attorneys At Law for a complementary consultation today.