No one ever expects to die prematurely, but when it does happen, it can be a devastating experience for the victim’s loved ones. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you may be wondering if you have grounds for a wrongful death case.
In this blog post, we will discuss five examples of wrongful death cases and what you need to know in order to pursue legal action.
Wrongful death cases can arise from a variety of circumstances, including:
#1 – Medical malpractice
If your loved one died due to the negligence of a medical professional, you may have grounds for a wrongful death case.
#2 – Car accidents
If your loved one was killed in a car accident that was caused by another driver’s negligence, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim.
#3 – Workplace accidents
If your loved one died while on the job, you may have grounds for a workers’ compensation claim or a wrongful death lawsuit.
#4 – Defective products
If your loved one lost their life as a result of using a defective product, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturer.
#5 – Violent crimes
If your loved one was killed by another person’s intentional act of violence, you may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit or seek damages through a criminal prosecution.
We’re Here to Help
These are just a few examples of situations that could give rise to a wrongful death case. If you have lost a loved one and believe that someone else is at fault, it is important to speak with an experienced wrongful death attorney who can evaluate your case and help you understand your legal options. Contact us today for a free consultation. We would be honored to help you in this difficult time.
Contact Christie Farrell Lee & Bell today with the details of your case by calling 317-488-5500 or filling out our online contact form to learn more about how we can help.