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Wrongful Death Attorney
A wrongful death attorney helps you to seek justice and pay lingering bills. Although no one wants to have to imagine needing this type of lawyer it can be the best option to gaining compensation after a wrongful death. Losing a loved one to wrongful death is not just painful, it can feel like no one is on your side. You trusted the life of your loved one to what you thought was experienced hands but negligence caused their death. However the wrongful death happened, if a medical professional was behind their demise, you have options.
No one is prepared to lose a loved one suddenly. However, sometimes that person may have been the sole provider for a family and that lose puts the family into a rough place. Filing for a lawsuit can help to get that family back on to their feet. Proving wrongful death can be the tricky part, however.
First, you must be able to prove that your loved one’s death was a wrongful death. Did the medical provider admit guilt? Was the family member in an adult care facility where abuse had been reported in the past? Gather as much evidence, especially medical records, as you can. Then talk with a lawyer about your case. Many lawyers provide free consultations and can help determine your likelihood of success.
Not sure what to do next? When you contact our wrongful death lawyers we can help you work through the details of your case and point you in the right direction. All without any cost to you.
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Three things must be proven:
- A death resulted because during the incident
- It was caused by negligence
- The death affected you or other members of your family
After a wrongful death the executer of the deceased estate (normally the surviving spouse) can make a wrongful death claim against a hospital.