When a person’s death results from the negligence or misconduct of another person or entity (e.g. a company), a wrongful death suit may be in order. A wrongful death suit differs from other kinds of personal injury claims in that the victim (referred to as the decedent) is not bringing the suit. Rather, the suit is brought by the family members of the victim’s estate with the help of a wrongful death lawyer.
A wrongful death claim can help the victim’s family recover damages from injuries they or the estate have suffered because of the death of their loved one.
The experienced wrongful death attorneys at Marc J. Shuman & Associates, LTD., understand that no amount of money can make up for the loss of your loved one. However, we can help you recover damages and loss of financial security while you focus on healing from your loss.
THE EXPERIENCED WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEYS CAN HELP PROTECT YOUR FAMILIES, FUTURE OR FINANCIAL SECURITY
Grief can make the process of filing a lawsuit even more overwhelming. Our wrongful death attorneys are here to help you throughout this very challenging time. Understanding the law is complicated and, therefore, having an experienced wrongful death attorney can be invaluable.
TYPES OF WRONGFUL DEATH CASES
These cases can arise from a variety of circumstances, including but not limited to the following:
- Medical malpractice
- Road accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Defective products
WHO CAN PURSUE A WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT?
If your loved one’s death occurred as the result of another party’s negligence or misconduct, a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or entity responsible may be appropriate. Our wrongful death attorneys can help your family pursue compensation in a suit for:
- Loss of future earnings
- Loss of companionship
- Direct expenses
- Loss of benefits
- Punitive damages
The experienced wrongful death lawyers at Marc J. Shuman & Associates, LTD., will help you understand how wrongful death lawsuits typically unfold and we’ll work closely with you to ensure you receive adequate compensation for your damages.