Losing a loved one suddenly is deeply painful, and it is even more difficult to grapple with when someone’s negligence took your loved one’s life much too soon. If a loved one is no longer with you due to a negligent party’s actions or inaction, you have legal options. Your family deserves to see justice for your loved one, and an Akron wrongful death lawyer can fight for this.
Call Ben Crump Law, PLLC, today for your free consultation with a member of our team at (800) 593-3443. We do not shy away from tough cases, so even if you think the situation is complex, we want to hear from you and learn how we can help.
Wrongful Death Cases
A wrongful death can occur in several ways, and the following is a non-exhaustive list of common causes of wrongful death:
- Accidents involving cars, trucks, and motorcycles
- Medical malpractice
- Pedestrian accidents
- Dog bite accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Defective product accident
- Exposure to harmful substance accident
If your loved one died due to an accident mentioned above or in a different kind of accident, your family might qualify to collect a financial award for suffering an unexpected loss. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal process and pursue the compensation you are entitled to receive.
For a free legal consultation with a wrongful death lawyer serving Akron, call 800-593-3443
What a Lawyer Can Do for You Following a Wrongful Death
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The days and weeks after losing a family member in a senseless accident can be especially stressful on top of the heartbreak your family is experiencing. You should not have to worry about filing a lawsuit and all that comes with it. An Akron wrongful death lawyer can take care of every aspect of your case while you spend time with family and help one another.
Ben Crump Law, PLLC, can be your legal advocate and perform these tasks for you considering your loss:
- Handle all communications with the other party
- Gather evidence that supports your case such as pictures, videos, and a police report
- File all paperwork and begin the legal process before the deadline
- Obtain medical documents that establish a link between your loved one’s death and the accident
- Interview witnesses for relevant information about the event
- Fight for your family’s rights and pursue a fair financial award
Your attorney will be dedicated to your case and do everything possible to achieve the best outcome for your family.
You Have a Limited Time to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
In Ohio, a family generally has two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit, according to Ohio Revised Code § 2125.02. You are encouraged to take action as soon as possible. Two years may seem like a long time, but with everything a lawyer must do to build a strong case, they need as much time as possible.
Once you discuss your case with a Ben Crump Law, PLLC, team member, and connect with one of our wrongful death lawyers, the case is in our hands, and we will keep you updated while you focus on healing.
Do not delay in reaching out for legal help; the sooner a lawyer can begin work on your case, the sooner you can potentially receive a monetary award that helps with moving forward after a tragic loss. No amount of money can bring back a loved one, but it can help ease the financial burden you endured.
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Financial Recovery in a Wrongful Death Case
Financial awards in a wrongful death case vary. Once we know everything there is to know about your case, we will have a better idea of what awards you might be able to receive. Typical awards in a wrongful death case include:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical expenses for the care your loved one received before their death
- Financial support you would be receiving from your loved one
- Lost income if you had to take time off from work
- Pain and suffering that you and your family are experiencing from an unexpected death in the family
- Loss of guidance
- Loss of companionship
Your family should not have to pay out of pocket for expenses that were brought on by the actions of a negligent party. Had the defendant acted responsibly, there would be no tragedy that upended multiple lives, and they should pay for this, not you. Your family has suffered enough. Ben Crump Law, PLLC, is committed to protecting your rights.
Call Ben Crump Law, PLLC, for Legal Support
We are here to help you during this overwhelmingly difficult time. We can only imagine the hurt and the shock, and we want to fight for justice on your behalf. An Akron wrongful death lawyer may not be able to bring back life as it was before the death of your loved one, but they can work to hold the party responsible for their death accountable and acquire a monetary award.
You do not have to go through this alone. It can be beneficial to hire a legal representative as they understand the law and can make a difference in your case. We work on a contingency-fee-basis, so you pay us nothing upfront for our services. We only get paid if we win your case; we take out a fee from your financial award.
For your free case evaluation and to have your questions answered, call us today at (800) 593-3443.