When negligent behavior, carelessness, recklessness, irresponsibility or intentional misconduct of another person or company has caused the death of a family member, you may be entitled to receive monetary compensation in the form of “damages” to cover medical costs, loss of companionship, lost wages, and emotional and physical pain for “wrongful death.” Bringing a wrongful death action is a very important decision, and only a licensed attorney can evaluate whether you have a case that is worth pursuing. As a client of Holland & Lamoureux, you will receive professional and aggressive representation, enabling you to focus on recovering from your loss while we focus on justice and protecting your rights.
The majority of wrongful death suits involve vehicular accidents: automobile; ATV; motorcycle; tractor trailer; snowmobile, etc. Other types of wrongful death claims include public carriers (railroads, planes, buses and maritime disasters), defective products, medical malpractice and pharmaceutical liability. The common element in most wrongful death actions is negligence. An individual is generally negligent if their act or failure to act is unreasonable and results in another’s injury or death as a result of inattention, thoughtlessness, inadvertence and mistakes.
Wrongful deaths cases are complicated to prove, and only a practiced attorney can effectively demonstrate negligence to recover fair compensation for the victim’s family. Throughout the legal process at Holland & Lamoureux, your lawyer will help you understand the strategies and possible outcomes so that you can make informed decisions. We will be your representative to insurances companies and others involved in your claim to ensure that you receive a fair and just compensation.
In all matters involving wrongful death it is essential to preserve evidence by promptly investigating the death and filing a lawsuit prior to the deadline imposed by the statute of limitations. If your loved one was a victim of wrongful death, call Holland & Lamoureux, P.A. now at (866) 225-4907 to protect your legal rights The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary award or recovery of funds. Don’t delay. You may have a valid claim and be entitled to compensation, but a lawsuit must be filed before the statute of limitations expires.