A loss of a loved one is devastating. It is even more devastating when a loved one dies suddenly due to the negligence of someone. During this time, you need a lawyer that is compassionate and is also ready to assist your family during this time of need.
Following the death of a loved one, there are steps that need to be taken that can overwhelm a family. That is where a personal injury lawyer can help. A personal injury lawyer will take all steps necessary while the family works through the grieving process. If necessary, medical and rehabilitation services can be made available to assist family members overcome the loss of a loved one.
In cases involving the death of a loved one, certain family members identified by law may be entitled to claim a loss of care, guidance and companionship. Furthermore, family members may be entitled to claim out of pocket expenses incurred (funeral costs, for example) or claim any other economic loss.