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When someone dies because of another person’s negligent actions, the survivors of that victim may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit on their behalf, seek financial compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses, lost companionship and other damages. However, before you can begin with your case, it’s important to know whether you qualify for a wrongful death award and what steps you must take to maximize your chances of recovery.
At Mark Artall, APLC, our goal is to relieve your burdens during the difficult time after the death of your loved one and to handle your legal matters for you so you can get the best possible outcome in your case. Call our firm today to schedule a free consultation with Mark and our team.
Relieving Your Burdens
How Do Wrongful Death Claims Work?
A wrongful death claim proceeds in a similar manner to other types of personal injury cases. However, the plaintiff in such a case is a family member or someone else who suffered damage as a result of the victim’s death, rather than the victim themselves.
You are still required to prove the defendant was liable for the death of your loved one, using the same types of liability standards that exist in other personal injury cases. You can file a wrongful death case for all types of fatal accidents, from car accidents to more complicated product liability or medical malpractice cases. The defendant could be an individual person, a company or government entity—any person or party that acted negligently.
Relieving Your Burdens
Caring For You Throughout the Case.
Get the Tough and Compassionate Legal Representation You Deserve
We understand that when you have lost a loved one, the last thing you want is to get bogged down in legal processes and paperwork.
Our legal team is here for you when you need us and we are capable of providing you with personal attention and legal care. We’re compassionate and understanding in our work with you, and we fight in the courtroom on your behalf to ensure we get you the best possible result for your case so you can cover lost income, funeral expenses and more.
Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Here are just a few examples of some of the questions we most frequently receive from our Lafayette-area clients about wrongful death cases:
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