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A "wrongful death" lawsuit arises in those personal injury cases where one individual dies as the result of another's reckless or negligent conduct. A wrongful death action can occur as the result of any type of accident such as a car accident, truck accident, pedestrian accident or medical malpractice. When an individual dies, the surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death case to recover damages against the person or entity who is responsible for the death.
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If a loved one has died as a result of another person's negligent conduct, don't hesitate because there are strict filing deadlines and you may be eligible to start a wrongful death case and collect significant damages. Our Chicago wrongful death lawyers and personal injury attorneys have won over $100 million for victims in Illinois. We have the resources and experience you are looking for in counsel and we make sure that each person who contacts our personal injury law firm receives the right free legal advice about their wrongful death case.
When Can I Bring A Wrongful Death Claim?
A family member can bring a wrongful death claim when a victim dies as the result of another's wrongful conduct. Wrongful death claims are similar to personal injury lawsuits, but are brought by a victim's family after a death occurs. The time frame to file a wrongful death lawsuit varies, so it is important to consult with an experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney to determine your right to bring a claim. At Baizer, Kolar and Lewis, our attorneys have a proven record of success winning wrongful death lawsuits in Illinois.
Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Generally, wrongful death lawsuits may be brought by the surviving family members of a person who dies as the result of another’s negligence. This may include:
• A spouse
• Parent of the victim
• Children of the victim
In some situations, a grandparent or other member of the extended family may be able to sue. Because each case is different, a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney can determine your rights to bring a lawsuit after the death of a loved one and answer your wrongful death questions.
What Type Of Compensation Can I Recover In A Wrongful Death Suit?
Although each case is different, it may be possible to recover compensation after the death of a loved one due to the negligent conduct of another. For example, you may be entitled to receive damages including medical and funeral expenses, lost future earnings, pain and suffering and in some cases, punitive damages.
Contact the Chicago wrongful death lawyers at Baizer Kolar & Lewis in Chicago, Illinois for free legal advice on your wrongful death case. Our Chicago wrongful death lawyers represent families that have lost a loved one due to the negligent conduct of another person throughout the entire state of Illinois, including wrongful death victims in Waukegan, Cook County, Evanston, Lake County, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights and Southern Illinois personal injury victims.