Wrongful Death Lawyer
You have recently lost a beloved family member due to someone else’s negligent, reckless, or intentional actions. What do you do now? You want some form of justice, but what does pursuing justice involve? You need financial compensation to pay critical expenses, but how do you begin to place a financial value on irreplaceable human life?
These are likely the questions you are struggling with right now. Thankfully, you don’t need to struggle alone. An experienced and compassionate wrongful death lawyer can answer your questions and help you seek the most appropriate legal remedies available and the maximum compensation amount to which you are entitled. While no amount of money could possibly replace the person you loved and lost, seeking financial compensation is often both necessary and appropriate in the wake of a preventable loss of life. The experienced team at Brandy Austin Law Firm, PLLC can help you calculate these complex costs and advise you of your legal options at this time.
Scheduling a free consultation with our wrongful death lawyer team doesn’t commit you to pursue legal action on behalf of your lost loved one. However, if you choose to seek damages from those at fault for your loved one’s death, depending on the facts of your case, we may be able to help you pursue the following kinds of compensation:
Payment or Reimbursement of Medical Bills
If your loved one spent any time in the hospital prior to death, the medical bills associated with that care can be surprisingly expensive. You shouldn’t have to pay these costs or argue with your insurance company over the details. Our wrongful death lawyer team will help you calculate all medical expenses and include them in the damages against the at-fault party.
Funeral and Burial Expenses
Even a modest ceremony and accommodations can be a burdensome expense for grieving families. The victim should be laid to rest in the manner of your family’s choosing without having to excessively worry about money. Our firm will include funeral and burial expenses in the damages we seek from the person responsible for causing your loved one’s death.
Future Income and Assets
If the person you lost was an income earner in your household, you have also lost an important source of financial support going forward. Thankfully, a wrongful death lawyer can help you calculate and seek compensation for things such as:
- – Lost earning capacity (based on what the decedent likely would have earned over the remainder of his or her lifetime)
- – Lost inheritance (a reduction in what you might have inherited had the victim lived for many more years and acquired assets over that time)
Emotional and Psychological Damages
While harder to quantify, it is also possible to pursue damages for what your family is suffering emotionally and what the victim likely suffered prior to death. We may be able to help you claim damages that include:
- – Mental anguish
- – Pain and suffering
- – Loss of companionship
- – Loss of care, guidance, support and/or counsel
While these are not “economic damages,” they are nonetheless very real harms that deserve to be recognized and compensated.
Discuss Your Case with a Compassionate Wrongful Death Lawyer
Money can never replace what you’ve lost, but it may be both necessary and appropriate to hold the at-fault party accountable in a wrongful death lawsuit. To learn more about your rights and legal options, contact our firm today to speak to an experienced and caring wrongful death lawyer in a confidential, no-pressure capacity. We look forward to learning about how we can be of service to your family at this time.