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Can a Personal Injury Lawyer Help After a Death?

Posted by Martin Rocha | Nov 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

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After someone has passed away due to an accident, surviving family should consider calling a personal injury lawyer.  An accidental death is always a tragedy. Especially if the accident wouldn't have happened if some other person or company had been more careful. An untimely death can shatter a family's finances. Not to mention, a family looses an important relationships with the deceased.  A personal injury lawyer can provide assistance to surviving family in holding the person who caused harm responsible while making sure families get the funds to move on. Call Lettunich Law Firm today. Don't go through unnecessary stress if someone else caused tragedy in your family.

Wrongful Death Cases and Injury Compensation

Calling a personal injury lawyer when your family member has been killed is a good idea because you may not know exactly how the law protects you from loss.  If some other person, company, or agency caused the death, that person or entity should provide compensation.  A wrongful death claim may be filed to recover monetary damages. Monetary damages are obviously available to cover things like funeral costs and loss of the wages the deceased should have been earning during his life. Family members should also get compensation for other damages from intangible losses as well.

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

A personal injury lawyer can negotiate a wrongful death settlement in many cases. This would involve working with the insurer of the person or company who caused the death. If no fair settlement offer is made and appropriate wrongful death compensation is not received, then an attorney can take the wrongful death claim to court. The plaintiff family members of the deceased will have to prove that the defendant should be accountable for the death.

Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer

Lettunich Law Firm Law Firm can help you to pursue a claim for compensation if your loved one has passed away due to negligence or wrongdoing. We will assist you in determining if you might have a case. If so, an experienced personal injury lawyer will help you to make your claim for compensation. Call today to find out more.

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