Current Cases Wrongful Death

What Does ‘Loss Of Society’ Mean In A Wrongful Death Case?

If a loved one is lost due to the negligence or lack of car of another individual, the survivors of the decedent may be able to file a wrongful death claim. One of the damages that are available to beneficiaries is the ‘loss of society’…

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Who Is A Wrongful Death Claim Filed Against?

A wrongful death claim can be filed against anyone who caused the fatality of another individual. The cause could have been due to recklessness, lack of skill, carelessness, or negligence. There are several different reasons for wrongful death and the scenarios differ, but regardless of…

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How Soon Does A Lawyer Start Working On A Case?

When you hire a lawyer to represent your family in a wrongful death lawsuit, they begin working on the case as soon as possible. While hiring a lawyer is the furthest thing from someone’s mind after they lose a loved one to wrongful death, it…

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What Is A Beneficiary?

When hearing about wrongful death lawsuits, it is likely that you will hear the term “beneficiary” when referring to those individuals who deserve compensation due to their loss. According to the resource written by our lawyers, The Ohio Wrongful Death Book, a beneficiary is someone…

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How Do I Claim Mental Anguish In Wrongful Death?

Beneficiaries of a wrongful death claim can receive damages including loss of support, loss of services, loss of society, loss of prospective inheritance, and mental anguish. When a beneficiary wishes to claim mental anguish, it means that have suffered emotionally due to the loss of…

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How Do I File A Wrongful Death Claim?

Dear Lisa, First of all, if you are reaching out to us because you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, please allow us to send our deepest condolences. When families have a loved one pass due to the fault of another…

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