Having to file a wrongful death claim is obviously very stressful, considering the trauma that the claimant has experienced. While nothing will make up for the loss of a loved one, of course, filing a lawsuit can help not only ensure you obtain compensation for expenses such as funeral costs, lost wages, medical bills and many others, it will also hold the party responsible for your suffering accountable. Here are just some of the reasons why you should consider taking legal action if you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligence of another party.
Wrongful Death Claim Complexity
A wrongful death claim is an extremely complex area of the law, so you’ll need to hire an attorney to represent you and your family. An attorney will let you know whether you are within the statute of limitations for taking legal action, help you determine if there’s enough evidence to win your case, spell out the type and amount of compensation you may be able to obtain, and much more. Your attorney can also uncover the evidence needed to help your case succeed, such as medical evidence, physical evidence, expert evidence and more.
Your attorney can also help you obtain compensation through a settlement instead of having to go through the upsetting experience of a court trial. He or she can negotiate with an insurance company or other party to make sure any settlement offer you may receive is fair. But if the case does go to court, your attorney will make sure all procedures are followed to the letter.
Attorney Joe Lucé may be able to help if you are considering filing a wrongful death claim. He has helped many clients through this type of case, and will do everything he can to make sure your rights are protected at all times. Please contact us online or call (972) 632-1300 to learn more about your potential legal options.