The death of a loved one is always a personal tragedy, but when that death could have been prevented, the pain is even greater because of the injustice of it all. When someone’s death could have been prevented but for someone else’s negligent actions (or inactions), that death is considered wrongful in the legal world, and the grieving family members left behind have a right to sue the responsible (or liable) party for the pain and suffering their negligence caused. If your loved one’s death was caused by another party’s negligence and you wish to speak with a wrongful death lawyer in Independence, the attorneys at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. can help you file a claim. Contact us for a free consultation.
The sad reality is that wrongful death takes many forms. Some of the most common types of wrongful death lawsuits involve the following situations:
There are all too many tragic examples of wrongful death. One such example involves birth injury: if a doctor performs a C-section but miscalculates the use of their instruments and causes a birth injury that later results in the death of the baby, the parents can sue the doctor for a wrongful death. In another example, if a family entrusts care of their elderly parent to a nursing home and the parent becomes bedridden but the nursing staff fail to turn the parent regularly to prevent necrosis and the parent develops bedsores that become infected and lead to death, the nursing staff can be held liable for their negligence in court in a wrongful death lawsuit. Another example would be of a car accident that results in death: if someone who knows they are intoxicated by alcohol well beyond the legal limit gets behind the wheel and crashes into another car, causing the deaths of all inside the other car, then the family of the other car’s driver and passengers can sue the drunk driver for wrongful death.
If you need a wrongful death lawyer in Independence, the attorneys at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. can help. We specialize in handling wrongful death claims and are passionate about bringing negligent parties to justice in these cases. As a grieving family member, you deserve to be compensated for your loss, and although money cannot bring your loved one back, the financial compensation you may be entitled to could help ease the burden of funerary expenses and daily living expenses while you take the time you need to grieve for your loss. Contact us today for a no-cost case evaluation.
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