Few things are as difficult to cope with as the knowledge that your loved one died in an accident that could have been prevented. The death of a loved one is an exceedingly difficult time for the family and legal action is likely the last thing on your mind. However, it may be in your family’s best interest to take action against the person or business responsible for the accident and pursue the financial assistance your family needs to work through the lifelong consequences of your loss. Additionally, a successful lawsuit can help you gain closure, knowing that the responsible party has been brought to justice and held accountable for the devastating effects of their wrongdoing. It can also serve to change the way that people and businesses operate, potentially preventing future similar accidents and saving lives. It is important to retain counsel who are experienced with wrongful death and survival claims, so that the medical causation and economic loss aspects of the case can be presented in such a way, as to maximize value in wrongful death cases. If you have been a victim of an accident resulting in death, contact us to discuss the legal options available to you.