Wrongful Death Attorney

Wrongful Death Attorney

The loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult experiences any person goes through in their lifetime. Any loss of life is tragic, but when the loss is sudden and unexpected the experience is made that much more difficult. Your thoughts are where they should be, with loved ones and the person you have lost, and not on the practical issues that arise whenever someone passes away. When one of those issues is deciding whether to pursue a claim against a person or company believed to be responsible for the death of your loved one, the first step is determining the right attorney to retain to assist you. There are many fine attorneys who can assist you. However, the right attorney is the one who is not only competent to handle the case, but with whom you feel you can have a strong working relationship. A strong relationship between attorney and client is vital to the success of your case and attaining closure.

Robertson Law Group has thirty years’ experience helping their clients recover money due to loss of life. It is important to contact a lawyer as soon as you can after an incident like this because important evidence can be harder to obtain the longer you wait. Call Robertson Law Group now 256-547-8990 or fill out our Contact Form.

Do I Have A Wrongful Death Claim?

Wrongful death claims are civil actions made by the survivors of an individual who has passed away due to the negligence or misconduct of another. In these cases, the law allows the family members of the decedent (called “distributees”) to file a wrongful death suit seeking monetary damages. The wrongful death action is designed to provide compensation for relatives who depended upon the deceased for financial and emotional support.

The family of the victim or their estate can seek compensation for some of the following after losing a loved one due to the negligence of another person:

  • Medical Bills
  • Funeral Expenses
  • Loss of Wages
  • Loss of Benefits and Future Gains
  • Loss of Emotional Support
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Railroad Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Defective Products