While there is no true compensation following the loss of a loved one, certain family members may be able to file a legal action for monetary compensation for their loss caused by someone else's negligence. When someone dies in an accident, in an attack, or in prison, for example, the investigation into the facts and circumstances surrounding their death by the police or the coroner can take much longer, and we have found that families are often kept in the dark during this investigation, compounding their grief. In these cases, we are able to perform an investigation and to preserve evidence immediately to preserve your claim, while you focus on the grieving process.
We have handled wrongful death cases where a death was caused by a drunk driver, by a 18-wheeler, by the police, by a jail, and where a person was killed in a bus accident. These cases are the most difficult for us because we know that nothing we do can ever compensate our clients for their loss. We approach these cases with unencumbered care and compassion and try to help you through the grieving process during the case.
In this cases in particular, you need to feel open and comfortable with your attorney and solicit the services of an attorney who truly cares and who also has the experience required to handle wrongful death cases. We are available for an in person consultation at no charge to you or your family to explain how we may be able to help with your wrongful death claim and how we reduce our attorney fee in these particularly tragic cases.
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In this blog, we discuss how a Metairie wrongful death lawyer or a New Orleans wrongful death
In this blog, we discuss who can file a claim or lawsuit following the wrongful death of a family member and who can handle claims when a person dies after an accident.