There is nothing worse than the thought of a loved one being killed in an accident. This is particularly true if another person acted in a negligent manner, thus leading to your loved one's death.
It can be difficult to get over the death of a loved one due to a wrongdoing. Even though you need to take time to grieve, you should also realize that you have legal rights. It is possible that you may be able to file a wrongful death claim to receive compensation from the negligent party. This is never simple, especially when you are grieving, but it is something to consider. It will not bring your loved one back, but it will give you peace of mind in knowing that somebody was held responsible. Furthermore, it lessens the likelihood that the person will act in the same way again, which could save the life of somebody else.
It is important to pursue the maximum available compensation, which can include:
- Medical bills for any treatment or procedures prior to the person's death
- Funeral expenses
- Lost wages
- Loss of companionship
There is nothing simple about a wrongful death lawsuit, as it can be challenging to think about your legal options when grieving the loss of a loved one.
Our Reno wrongful death attorneys have experience helping people in this difficult position. If you want to learn more about making a wrongful death claim, our website and blog have the information you have been seeking. We encourage you to contact Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.C. to get started with a free case evaluation.