Wrongful death occurs when someone is killed due to another person’s negligent or illegal actions. These cases involve unimaginable amounts of pain and heartbreak, and can often come alongside a criminal prosecution for the death. Working with an experienced wrongful death attorney is the best way to understand these complex claims—and seek compensation for the loss of your loved one.
What Forms of Compensation Can I Expect?
Successful wrongful death claims may award the victim with substantial compensation for their losses, which may include:
- Loss of income and insurance benefits
- Burial and funeral expenses
- Medical expenses
- Emotional and psychological suffering