A wrongful death happens when a person (victim) dies due to the negligence of another person. The claimants in a wrongful death action are usually the victims family members, dependents or beneficiaries who seek monetary damages resulting from the death of victim caused by the tortfeasor’s negligence.
At My Injury Headquarters, we understand that no sum of money can replace the life of a close relative lost due to a wrongful death action, however, you do need an experienced attorney to represent you and your rights in pursuing the tortfeasor for monetary damages that you may be entitled to. These situations can be very emotional, stressful and demanding and that is why you need the experienced attorneys at My Injury Headquarters to help you during such rough times.
Wrongful death actions can arise in many different situations, including but not limited to, vehicle and motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, train and plane wrecks, fires, premises liability, construction accidents and the use of defective products.
The monetary damages that the victim’s survivors are entitled to revolves around many factors such as the victim’s age and health as well as the victim’s life expectancy, earning capacity of the victim, the beneficiary’s emotional disturbance caused by the loss of the victim’s life and the
surviving heirs’ dependency on the victim’s income and support. The survivors can also be entitled to monetary damages for the loss of consortium (loss of love and affection) provided by the victim as well as the funeral expenses of the victim.
If you have lost a loved one or know someone who has lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, the attorneys at My Injury Headquarters can utilize their experience in pursuing your monetary claims resulting from the wrongful death. Please contact My Injury Headquarters at (877) MYINJHQ for a free consultation of your case so that the experienced attorneys at My Injury Headquarters can determine your rights in a wrongful death action. And remember, no attorneys fees are collected by our firm until your case is won!