Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death

Illinois law allows a person’s family or dependents to recover compensation when a person dies due to someone else’s negligence. Wrongful death as a legal term is a death that has been caused by the fault of another person. For example, deaths caused by automobile accidents, drunk driving, a defective or dangerous product, the construction of an unsound structure or building, or failing to diagnose a fatal disease may be considered under the law as “wrongful deaths.”

Wrongful death lawsuits or claims are generally filed by family members or beneficiaries of the deceased. In some instances, these claims are filed in order to obtain monetary damages to cover the earnings the deceased person would have provided. Other damages that may be recovered include: loss of love and affection, compensation for the deceased person’s pre-death pain and suffering, disability, and future earning potential, along with the survivors’ loss of support and other benefits.

If you live in the State of Illinois, and feel that a loved one has suffered a wrongful death, you may be eligible to receive compensation under the law. Please contact Lawler Brown today.

We accept no attorney’s fees until we have obtained payment for you. To learn more about our personal injury practice, please contact us today. If you have been injured in any type of accident caused by the negligence or misconduct of another, our personal injury practice can help you.

At the Marion, Illinois law firm of Lawler Brown, we offer a free initial consultation to personal injury clients.

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