Wrongful Death

Have you lost a loved one due to the negligence of others?

There is no easy way to face the unexpected loss of a loved one. The grief that comes with this loss can be overwhelming under any circumstances, but it can be especially distressing in cases where the death may have been preventable. A wrongful death lawsuit works like a personal injury claim—it is based on harm that occurred due to another person’s or a company’s negligent or intentional acts. The obvious difference is that, because the wronged party is no longer alive, the right to seek compensation on their behalf falls to a loved one.

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Any negligent or illegal act that results in the death of another person could constitute a wrongful death claim. In general, these claims arise from careless, reckless, or wanton actions that have fatal consequences, including, but not limited to:

Wrongful death suits can typically be brought by surviving spouses, children, siblings, parents, and estate representatives. The attorneys at The Law Office of Darren Wolf, P.C. understand the choice to bring forth a wrongful death action can be emotionally charged, and we regularly counsel our clients on the steps involved and decisions necessary to do so.

If you’re considering pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit, please contact the Law Office of Darren Wolf, P.C. today and allow our attorneys to compassionately navigate you through this process.