Loss of family or loved ones due to neglegence.
A "wrongful death" occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or entity.
The idea behind a wrongful death lawsuit is that the wrongful death, in addition to injuring the person who died, also injured people who depended upon the deceased for financial or emotional support.
Some common causes of wrongful death are motor vehicle accidents, drunk drivers, train accidents, pedestrian accidents, plane crashes, medical malpractice, construction accidents, industrial accidents, fires, and defective products (product liability).
The purpose of wrongful death law is to compensate for harm to a person resulting in death. A wrongful death lawsuit allows the surviving dependents or beneficiaries, such as a spouse, child, or dependent parent, to receive monetary damages as a result of the defendant's negligent conduct.
Wrongful death compensation may include the following:
If your family has suffered the loss of a loved one because of someone else's negligence or carelessness or because of an accident, only a wrongful death lawyer with expertise in this very specialized area of law should represent you.
Dobb’s and Tittle can help make sense of the legal and financial aspects of your family's loss, and can obtain financial compensation from those responsible. If your family has suffered a wrongful death, we invite you to contact us. We are experinced in wrongful death litigation and we are fully committed to caring for the survivors of wrongful death victims. Initial consultations are free and without obligation.
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