Are You Enduring The Loss Of A Loved One Due To Someone Else’s Negligence?
There are laws that govern wrongful death that permit surviving family members to file claims against the individual or entity responsible. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, seeking monetary compensation can be a way to obtain justice for your family.
For more than five decades, our attorneys at Hovde Dassow + Deets have been helping families who have suffered the loss of a loved one as a result of the negligence or misconduct of others. We will work closely with you and your family during this difficult and emotional time. Allow us to handle the burden of your legal issues while you focus on the grieving process. We do not apply charges or attorney fees for wrongful death cases that do not result in coverage for damages.
Know Your Options For A Wrongful Death Claim
A wrongful death claim in Indiana must be filed by the personal representative of the deceased’s estate. You can file a wrongful death claim when:
- Your loved one dies due to someone else’s negligence.
- Your loved one was murdered.
Common wrongful death cases involve medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents and other personal injury cases that result in death. The compensation decided upon in a wrongful death case can be awarded to the spouse, children or other dependents of the deceased. While no amount of money can replace a beloved family member, the legal system has statutes in place to allow for financial restitution where no other means of compensation exists.
Compensation awards for a wrongful death case are typically used for the purpose of:
- Loss of love and affection
- Loss of parental guidance
- Loss of monetary support and pecuniary benefits
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical expenses
You are entitled to knowing your options and alternatives for your wrongful death claim. Consult a lawyer at Hovde Dassow + Deets.