Just as there are common types of car accidents or truck accidents, unfortunately, there are also common types of wrongful death claims that are routinely seen by the lawyers who handle these sorts of cases. This list includes but is not limited to:
- Motor vehicle accidents;
- Construction or worksite accidents;
- Nursing home abuse and neglect;
- Medical malpractice;
- Dangerous and defective products; and
- Child abuse and neglect.
All of these accidents and injuries are usually the result of negligence on the part of another party. Negligence is the main factor the court looks at when determining the initial validity of a wrongful death lawsuit.While understanding that fatal accidents caused by neglect are not an uncommon occurrence, it is important to not judge your case by looking at someone else’s. There are a lot of unique factors that go into each wrongful death lawsuit that impact the final settlement, which is why it’s impossible to give a ballpark figure as to what a case may be worth.Wrongful death lawsuits can be a complicated venture to deal with, especially when suffering the sudden loss of a loved one. Our article on the basics of wrongful death lawsuits will help dispel some of the confusion and get you started on the right path to recovery for your loss. Once you’ve learned the basics, an experienced Chicago wrongful death lawyer can help you determine liability and file a claim to recover the compensation your family needs and deserves. The lawyers at The Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. are available to help you through your claim, contact us today for a free case evaluation. (312) 263-1080