Have you lost a loved one because of the wrongful actions of someone else? You have the right to file an insurance claim against the negligent party and recover compensation. Having a wrongful death attorney at Goldman Davis Krumholz & Dillon, P.C., on your side can ease your legal worries and allow you to properly mourn your loss.
We understand that a financial settlement or jury award can never replace a lost family member. However, we have also seen how families benefit from receiving full and fair compensation via wrongful death lawsuits. A family member’s death can create significant money worries, especially if the individual was the family’s main wage earner. Our goal is to help fill that gap.
After a death caused by another person, survivors of the deceased, including the spouse and minor children, may be able to file a claim against the party responsible for causing the death. When an accident results in the death of a child, the child’s parents may also be entitled to bring a wrongful death action against the person who caused the accident. In limited circumstances, the adult children of a deceased person or the parents of a deceased adult may also be eligible to sue for damages in a wrongful death action.
The purpose of a wrongful death lawsuit is to allow the survivors of the deceased to recover for the injuries they have suffered as a result of the death of their loved one. Depending on the circumstances and the relationship between a survivor and the deceased, the damages in a wrongful death suit may include compensation for the following: