What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death Claim?

The last thing anyone wants to happen is to lose a loved one. This can be one of those most tragic things that happen to a person in a lifetime. Our wrongful death attorneys at the Lake of the Ozarks understand that pursuing the legal implications behind your loved one’s death are probably the last thing going through your mind, but when someone dies in an accident caused by the negligence of another person, it is possible that a wrongful death claim can be filed. But, why would someone want to file a wrongful death claim at the Lake of the Ozarks? There are many reasons, but the main one is to seek damages for the surviving family members. If you are in need of an experienced wrongful death attorney in Lebanon or Camdenton, Missouri, call Deputy and Mizell today for your free consultation. Keep reading to learn what can actually qualify as a wrongful death claim.

What Qualifies as a Wrongful Death Claim?

Many incidents can cause a wrongful death claim to happen, including but not limited to auto accidents, medical malpractice, and many others. What has to present for there to be a viable wrongful death claim is someone passes away due to the legal fault of another human being.

Who Files the Wrongful Death Claim?

The surviving loved ones of the deceased are the people who may file for a wrongful death claim, those people could be any of the following or more:

Parents of a fetus that has died

Immediate family members of the deceased

Anyone who suffers financially due to the death of this person, they don’t have to be related to the victim

A life partner

Any distant family members

What Can These People Sue For?

Medical and funeral expenses
Loss of benefits, such as medical insurance
Loss of future inheritance
Loss of future income
Loss of care and companionship
Pain and suffering
Mental distress

Contact Deputy and Mizell for Your Wrongful Death Claim

Our wrongful death lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks realize that no amount of money can ever bring a loved one back but at least it can help you cover expenses related to your loved one’s death and more. Deputy and Mizell represents families of victims whose lives were cut short because of another person’s negligence. Our Lake of the Ozarks wrongful death attorneys have handled MANY claims involving fatal injuries arising from all types of accidents. If you are suffering emotionally or financially or both, due to the death of a loved one that was caused by the negligence of another, do not hesitate and contact our office today to discuss your case with an experienced lawyer. We can help you understand your legal options and make sure that all of your questions are answered before we move forward with any course of action. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment evenings and weekends. You can reach us by phone at 417-532-2191, toll free at 1-877-532-2191. Schedule your free initial consultation with a lawyer serving clients in Miller County.

Contact Deputy & Mizell, LLC to schedule your private (FREE) consultation today.

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