The unexpected death of a loved one is one of the most traumatic events you can experience. The tragedy is compounded exponentially if the death was preventable — as is the case when someone's careless or reckless behavior leads to a fatal accident. If your loved one was a victim, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim.
What Exactly Is A Wrongful Death Claim?
Any time someone dies as the result of someone else's negligent actions, it is deemed a wrongful death. The family members of the victim can bring a lawsuit to hold the negligent party responsible.
At the Twin Cities law firm of Milavetz, Gallop & Milavetz, P.A., we can help you pursue compensation and justice for your loss. Our attorneys have over 50 years of experience standing up for the rights of everyday people across Minnesota. We're passionate about righting wrongs through vigorous legal representation.
Examples Of Wrongful Death Claims
Any number of accidents can lead to fatal consequences, including:
- Traffic accidents
- Work-related accidents
- Dangerous drugs and devices in the medical context
- Dog bites
- Falls and other accidents resulting from dangerous property conditions
In our many decades of practice, we have handled all types of claims.
Dealing with the family-related fallout of an unexpected death: When the worst comes to pass, the aftermath can turn every aspect of life upside down. The loss of a parent, for example, often leads to complex custody issues. Our lawyers can help you address all the consequences of a wrongful death — including custody disputes.
Let Us Help
We understand the grief you are experiencing. Let us help begin the healing process. Take advantage of a free consultation with one of our compassionate lawyers — without cost or obligation — by calling 612-444-5604. You can also contact us online.