Any type of accident can cause the worst result -- the loss of a loved one. Shock and grief seem overwhelming, and if you were involved in the accident as well and have your own injuries to deal with, it all really can seem like too much to bear. You need to work with an attorney who has experience with wrongful death cases to help you with all the legal aspects of your situation. At the same time, you just really want someone to listen and to understand how you are feeling.
Over 40 years of working with accident victims, including those who have lost loved ones, has given us at Lake Law Firm LLC the legal knowledge to successfully bring a wrongful death action against the person or people who were responsible for your loved one's death. More importantly, though, we have also learned how to listen to survivors with compassion and understanding.
Everyone experiences grief differently, and we would never presume to "know" how you feel. But we have seen a wide range of reactions to wrongful death, and at least we understand that your feelings may run the gamut and that you may not even completely understand how you feel. All the same, we want you to tell us about your loved one - about what you are now missing and about what he or she loved to do or did not get a chance to experience. This is the information that a jury needs to know to fully understand your loss in a wrongful death case, and it also helps us know who your loved one was.
Of course, we realize that no amount of money will ever compensate for the loss of a loved one. However, you have immediate and long-range economic concerns related to your loss that need to be addressed, and the person or people who caused the death should be held responsible. Among the types of damages you may be eligible for are loss of economic support, medical and burial expenses, and your emotional suffering and loss of companionship. And while the money can't bring anyone back, it can help give you the time you need to deal with your loved one's death and begin putting your life back together.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of someone else, we want to help you. It doesn't cost you anything to see how we can help, and we have helped hundreds of clients in central Missouri over the years. Contact us
to set up an initial consultation about your case. Tell us about your loved one, and let us tell you what we can do for you.