Losing a loved one in an accident may be one of the most devastating experiences any person can go through. In the blink of an eye, a family can be destroyed by a sudden death.
During such a difficult time, you and your family should be focused on trying to cope with the loss, planning a funeral and trying to adjust to life without the victim. Money and lawsuits may be the last thing on your mind. However, it may not be long until you want answers about who is to blame for the accident.
Filing a wrongful death lawsuit can be a very effective way of getting these answers. With legal representation, spouses, children or parents who have lost someone in an accident can have the resources they need to identify the negligent or reckless behaviors that caused or contributed to the fatal accident.
Once these parties have been identified, there are legal avenues to pursue that can effectively hold them accountable for the loss and require them to pay for damages that have been suffered as a result. These can include medical bills, funeral expenses, loss of consortium and pain and suffering stemming from the loss.
Wrongful death claims can be legally complicated, especially for people who are already dealing with the tragedy of a loss. Adding the confusion and complexity of navigating the legal system can be too much for any person to take on alone.
The attorneys at Rosen Louik & Perry are experienced in working with families who have suffered the death of a loved one. Whether that death was caused in a car accident or as the result of medical malpractice, surviving family members may be eligible to collect compensation from negligent parties.
We understand that there is no amount of money that can replace a loved one or undo the tragedy of a loss. However, we can help you explore your options for holding the appropriate parties accountable, legally and financially. You do not have to go through this difficult time alone; we can help you understand the steps you can take to find some closure and begin the process of moving on. For more information on our approach to wrongful death cases, please visit our website.