It’s never easy to deal with a loved one’s death. The grieving process can be even more difficult when the death is caused by someone else’s recklessness or negligent actions.
When a person dies as a result of someone’s negligence or recklessness, it is considered a wrongful death. If you lose a parent, spouse or child as a result of a wrongful death, you could be eligible to receive compensation for damages. Damages may include property damage, medical bills, funeral and burial expenses, loss of financial support, loss of companionship, and pain and suffering.
If you believe you have a wrongful death claim, it’s important to seek legal help as soon as possible from the wrongful death lawyers at Holland & Holland. While no amount of money can bring your family member back to life, it can help reduce stress during your grieving period. You’ll be able to pay for expenses with ease and not have to worry about money, which can give you some sense of relief during this difficult time.
As a surviving family member, you can file a wrongful death claim on behalf of your deceased loved one. In order to do so, you must prove the following four elements:
Proving all four of these elements can be tricky, so count on the wrongful death lawyers at Holland & Holland to gather the evidence you need to solidify your claim.
A person can suffer a wrongful death in various ways. Here are some common causes:
A motor vehicle accident, defective product or medical malpractice can cause a person’s death. If your loved one was killed by someone’s negligence, you may be struggling to recover from such a situation. You may have many questions about how and why the accident occurred.
The wrongful death lawyers at Holland & Holland will fight for your rights. We can help you recover compensation to help pay for damages during this difficult time. Contact us today at (317) 581-4400 and schedule your free consultation.
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