When the unthinkable happens and a loved one is lost during an accident, their family may face a host of unexpected difficulties. When this tragedy is the result of negligence, it is important to hold the liable party responsible for all damages. No amount of money can make up for the loss of a loved one, but the victim’s family should not have to shoulder the many costs associated with a wrongful death situation.
Even if you or a loved one signed a waiver in regards to a business or employer, that does not mean you have lost your right to pursue compensation. You could be facing funeral costs, medical bills, loss of income for your household, and a host of other financial burdens. With the help of a compassionate attorney, you can leave the process of seeking compensation in capable hands.
Wrongful Death can Occur as a Result of:
- Auto accidents
- Maritime incidents
- Medical malpractice or defective medical devices
- Workplace accidents
- Industrial accidents
- Construction accidents
- Oilfield accidents
Every state allows loved ones to seek compensation in the event of a death. The family may seek a range of damages, including:
- Funeral costs
- Loss of companionship
- Lost income to family
- Medical bills
- Punitive fines for unsafe practices
Each state provides a separate set of laws for filing a wrongful death lawsuit. To understand the specific rules that apply to your case, consult an experienced wrongful death attorney. The laws surrounding fatalities quickly become convoluted and confusing, but an attorney from Blizzard Law PLLC can help you ensure that you’re pursuing compensation as effectively as possible.
We understand that you are facing a difficult time, and we are dedicated to pursuing your case so that you can focus on your family and personal needs during this tragedy.