A wrongful death claim may be filed when your loved one dies as a result of the negligent, reckless or intentional action of another individual or entity. If you have lost a beloved member of your family in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident or a drunk driving collision, you may be able to recover compensation for wrongful death.
A death in the family, especially when it is caused by the negligence or recklessness of someone else, can be an extremely traumatic experience for all family members. The term “compensation” in a death case can sound bizarre to many. How do you really compensate for the loss of a loved one? How do you put a price on someone’s life or the time you spent with that person? The simple answer is, you cannot.
But the law allows you to seek damages for the loss of a loved one so that families are not financially ruined by the loss. There is also the element of punishing or penalizing the wrongdoer and holding the person or entity accountable for their actions. For most families, a death in the family is not only emotionally devastating, but it is also a huge financial strain, especially if the deceased person is the family’s primary or sole wage earner.
Survivors of deceased accident victims are usually able to claim damages for:
Determining damages or losses in a wrongful death case can be tricky. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, please contact wrongful death attorney E. Ryan Bradley. He is experienced, has had a successful track record with such cases, and is sensitive and understanding of your situation.
Wrongful Death Verdicts & Settlements:
$4,007,000 Judgment in Truck Maintenance Negligence Wrongful Death Case.
$2,000,000 Settlement in 18-Wheeler Truck Accident Wrongful Death Case.
$1,000,000 Settlement in Truck Accident Wrongful Death Claim.
$1,000,000 Settlement in Fatal Tractor Trailer Accident Case.
$321,398.50 Verdict in Auto Accident Wrongful Death Case.
$300,000 Settlement in Fatal Motorcycle Accident Case.
Policy Limit of $150,000 in Wrongful Death Claim and Separate Personal Injury Claim.
Policy Limit of $150,000 in Wrongful Death Claim.
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