It is unfortunate that some families lose their loved ones in motor vehicle accidents and other incidents caused by the wrongful actions of a negligent party. If you have lost your loved one in this manner, you are likely overwhelmed by your shock and grief while also reeling from economic and noneconomic losses as well.
While it is true that there is nothing that can be done to bring back your loved one, a wrongful death civil lawsuit may help you to recover monetary compensation for all of your losses while also holding the wrongful person accountable for what he or she did. The potential damages that you may be able to recover include the reasonable cost of your loved one's burial and funeral expenses, any medical expenses he or she incurred prior to succumbing, physical pain and suffering that your loved one suffered before his or her death and the losses you have suffered because of the loss of your loved one's future expected income.
When you are preparing your case, it is very important that you conduct a thorough investigation of the facts and circumstances involved in the fatal accident. This can help you to convince the defense of the necessity of settling for a fair amount.
At our law firm, we have been fighting on behalf of families who have lost their loved ones due to the wrongful actions of others for more than six decades. We understand how overwhelming such cases are for our clients. We take a compassionate approach, advocating for our clients to receive the maximum possible recovery amounts to compensate them for the losses they have suffered. If you have lost a loved one in an accident or another incident because of another party's negligence, you may want to review the information on our wrongful death page to learn more about the services that we offer.