If you are considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a loved one, it is essential to retain an experienced Atlanta personal injury attorney. A comprehensive understanding of the Georgia’s laws and legal processes is needed in order to get the financial recovery you need for your family. The personal injury attorneys at The Krause Law Firm know that dealing with the death of a loved one is extremely difficult. Money will not replace the integral role the loved one served within the family, but often times monetary compensation is needed to cover the family’s basic needs and expenses.
Wrongful Death Cases
When a loved one has died due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, the deceased person’s family is legally entitled to receive compensation for their loss. A valid wrongful death claim must show that negligent conduct is responsible for the death and that the deceased person’s family members suffered a financial loss. The family’s emotional pain and anguish are also considerations when assessing the damages incurred. The Krause Law Firm knows how to successfully prove and validate a family’s wrongful death claims based on our years of experience handling these types of cases.
Different Types of Wrongful Death Lawsuits
There are many different situations in which a person could die due to negligent actions. Usually, wrongful death claims stem from these types of accidents and occurrences:
- Auto accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
- Hospital/physician negligence
- Use of a defective product
Compensation in Wrongful Death Lawsuits
The amount of compensation or damages requested in a wrongful death lawsuit varies based on the facts of each case. Generally, damages in wrongful death cases include the following:
- Funeral service expenses
- Burial costs
- Deceased person’s anticipated future earnings
- Pain and suffering
Contact Experienced Atlanta Wrongful Death Attorneys
The Krause Law Firm offers free initial consultations at our Atlanta office location. Call us at 404.835.8080 to schedule a convenient time to meet with one of our experienced wrongful death attorneys. Once we perform a thorough evaluation of your case, we will explain your legal options, and the types of compensation that are available. Our compassionate legal team is here to support you and provide valuable legal counsel every step of the way.