When you lose a family member or loved one, we know it is always followed by a hard and emotional period of time. This looks different for everyone and we know the pain of losing a loved one never completely goes away.
We have seen these feelings multiply greatly when that passing is the result of a wrongful death. Death is always hard to wrap our minds and emotions around but when you feel your loved one died wrongfully, it can be even harder.
Maybe you have experienced this and wondered, what qualifies as a wrongful death? Does your situation classify as a wrongful death?
As a wrongful death attorney in Hamilton, Ohio, The Richards Injury Firm is here to help you find some peace of mind and to determine whether or not the loss of your loved one would classify as a wrongful death.
What is a Wrongful Death?
A wrongful death is defined as “the death of a human being as the result of a wrongful act of another person.”
This can unfortunately happen in a multitudes of different ways. Below are some of the most common instances that classify as a wrongful death.
- Negligent Driving
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Defective Products
- Dangerous premises
What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
If your loved one passed away by any of the above reasons or other reasons you feel may apply, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. In the event of a wrongful death It is the responsibility of the negligent person or organization and their insurance company to provide compensation to the deceased person’s Estate and surviving family members.
A wrongful death lawsuit is the best course of action to receive what you may be owed and a wrongful death attorney will be your best resource in successfully filing your claims, gathering evidence, completing paperwork, and much more.
We know that coping with the death of a family member or loved one is emotional and painful, that is why at Richards Injury Firm we take on the burden of the entire legal process allowing you time to heal. We work hard to help you ultimately receive what you deserve for your loss.