Hiring the right lawyer to represent your family in a wrongful death case is crucial. When the death of a family member is caused by the wrong of a third party, the surviving relatives has a cause of action for wrongful death. This civil action allows a lawsuit to be initiated even though the person who was harmed is deceased.
If your family suffered the loss of a love one as the result of another’s negligence, you need to seek the help of a professional. Holding the culprit responsible for the death of a family member is a step towards justice. Making sure the surviving family members, often time the decedent’s children, are taken care of is paramount. Trust your case to caring Trial Warriors that will fight for their justice.
Other wrongful acts that can contribute to a wrongful death cause of action includes: an intentional attack or assault on another, a death that was caused in the course of another crime, negligent or murderous operation of a motor vehicle, manslaughter, or murder.
Depending on the Plaintiff’s relationship to the deceased, damages include the loss of companionship and/or support
Remember, the law provides for remedies when the death of a person is caused by another or an entity. The surviving family members usually have the right to bring a lawsuit seeking recovery from the responsible person. Call us for a free consult.