If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence or wrongful action of another, the pain can be unbearable. In addition to the tremendous grief you feel, you may be angry and confused. You may face extraordinary financial difficulties including large medical bills, funeral expenses, and lost income not only from the person you lost but also from your inability to work. It is an extremely painful time. A wrongful death that was caused by someone’s careless act is a pain you will never “get over.” Hopefully, with time, the ability to cope with the loss will get easier but it is not something you ever “get over”. Fighting to make sure that another family does not have to experience the pain your family is going through can be important in terms of not only making the world a safer place but to your healing process.
The Kansas City wrongful death attorneys at Cullan & Cullan are here to guide and support you through these trying times. We can investigate the circumstances surrounding your loss to determine whether someone else (an individual or a company) was responsible, and we can hold them accountable in civil court. This gives you the opportunity to see justice served, as well as to a verdict or settlement that will help you face a more stable future.
Contact us at (816) 253-8606 for a free consultation with a compassionate and knowledgeable attorney.
Common Causes of Wrongful Death
A wrongful death can result from any situation in which a person’s or group’s negligence or wrongdoing leads to a person’s death. This includes:
- Auto accidents
- Semi-truck accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Nursing home negligence
- Swimming pool accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Distracted and drunk driving accidents
The lawyers at our firm have years of experience in handling these difficult and delicate cases. Their legal experience, combined with their medical knowledge, make them highly effective at handling wrongful death lawsuits and protecting the rights of surviving family members.
Although the pain may be unbearable, we encourage you to contact our Kansas City wrongful death lawyers as early as possible so we may initiate an investigation on behalf of you and your family. It is very important that the evidence is preserved before it is lost, altered, or destroyed.
Damages Suffered in Wrongful Death Cases
In a wrongful death case, families of deceased victims can seek support for damages and losses including:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral costs
- Loss of love and emotional support
- Loss of financial support
- Loss of medical care and health benefits
- Compensation for the victim’s pre-death pain and suffering
Contact Our Kansas City Wrongful Death Lawyers
The laws governing wrongful death lawsuits vary from state to state. If you have lost a family member as the result of someone’s carelessness, we believe you should immediately seek the advice of a competent lawyer who is knowledgeable about the laws governing your case to make sure that your rights are preserved.
If you would like us to discuss your case with you, please call our Kansas City offices at (816) 253-8606 to speak with our wrongful death lawyers.