When loss of life is wrongfully cause by another individual, it is considered “Wrongful Death”. Wrongful Deaths are the result of many things, but specifically the carelessness, negligence, or reckless act of another person or corporation. This may include pedestrian accidents, drunk drivers, motor vehicle accidents (car, truck, motorcycle), bus accidents, train accidents, plane crashes, medical malpractice, nursing negligence, construction accidents, industrial accidents, fires, and defective products (product liability).
Losing a loved one is always a difficult event is one’s life. It is especially difficult, however, when that loved one has been taken from you due to the wrongful actions of another. If you have lost a loved one as the result of wrongful death, no amount of money can replace your loss, or properly compensate you. This is an extremely emotional and stressful time. However, you are entitled to compensation and you need an experienced wrongful death lawyer with expertise in this specialized area of law. The attorneys at the Nursing Home Law Group have experience with wrongful death claims and will be sensitive to your needs during this difficult time, giving you the personal attention you need to pursue damages or compensation.
If a wrongful death has occurred to a loved one, you are entitled to the following applicable compensation: pain and suffering, loss of companionship, funeral and burial expenses, loss of earnings of the decedent, present and future financial losses, out of pocket expenses incurred, and medical expenses incurred.
The amount of damages wrongful heath lawyers can obtain for you depends on many factors: the age, health, and life expectancy of the deceased, the age, health, and life expectancy of the heirs, emotional loss, financial loss, insurance coverage, whether surviving family members were dependent upon the deceased for income for support, loss of companionship, and funeral expenses.
If you have lost a loved one who was the victim of a wrongful death, R. Steven Baker at the Nursing Home Law Group can help you obtain the compensation you deserve for your loss. Please contact us now.