A death that occurs due to the negligence or carelessness of another individual or company is considered to be known as wrongful death. There are various situations that fall into the category of wrongful death, such as work-related accidents, medical mistakes/malpractice, automobile accidents, plane accidents or deaths that have occured as a result of dangerous pharmaceuticals.
If you are unsure whether your loved one’s passing was due to wrongful death, consult with us today to have all your questions answered. There are laws in place to protect family members left behind due to a wrongful death. You may be able to collect monetary damages, including pain and suffering, lost income, medical bills, burial expenses and other costs.
STEPS TO TAKE IF YOUR FAMILY MEMBER HAS SUFFERED A WRONGFUL DEATH:
- Document the situation
- Speak to all parties involved and take down their information. Get their names, numbers and title
- Do not sign any documents until you speak to a lawyer
- Call Diamond & Diamond™ immediately at 1-800-567-HURT (4878)