WRONGFUL DEATH LAWYERS
Losing a loved one is sudden, unexpected and emotionally devastating. The emotional anguish you and your family are suffering may be compounded by financial stress if you depended on your loved one’s income to make ends meet. Premature death is always difficult for a family, but when someone else caused the death, in addition to your emotional and financial pain, you must deal with anger and the sense of unfairness that you must suffer for someone else’s negligence.
What is a Wrongful Death?
Any death that comes too soon may seem “wrongful” to a grieving family and friends; but the term “wrongful death” has a particular meaning in law: the loss of a human life as a result of another’s negligent or deliberately wrongful act.
A wrongful death lawsuit is aimed at holding the responsible party liable for a loss of life that could have been prevented. It might be a drunk or distracted driver, a property owner who created or allowed a hazard to exist, a childcare worker who left a child to die in an overheated vehicle, the manufacturer of a dangerous drug or product, or a doctor who ignored the signs of a life-threatening disease—or any individual, company, or other entity whose act or failure to act appropriately led to the person’s death is accidents such as these:
Family of the Victim
At Wettermark Keith, our attorneys understand the difficulties families face following a wrongful death, and we want to help. If your loved one died as a result of another’s negligence, we can assist in filing a wrongful death lawsuit on your behalf. Potential damages in an wrongful death action include:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Lost earnings, benefits, expected Social Security, pensions, etc.
- Loss of emotional guidance and support
Our attorneys have decades of experience representing families whose lives have been torn apart by a wrongful death. We want to make the legal process as stress-free as possible and pursue a settlement that will help you and your family to pick up the pieces and move forward.
FILING WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION TIME LIMIT IN ALABAMA
Alabama law has time limits, called statutes of limitations that restrict the amount of time in which you can file a wrongful death action, so although this is understandably a difficult time for you, it is important to bring a lawyer on board early on, so don’t delay. Call us soon.
We know that no amount of money can truly compensate for the loss of human life, but we can help your family regain financial stability and the sense that there is some justice in the world.
SERVING JUSTICE – ONE CASE AT A TIME
Here at Wettermark Keith, our top wrongful death attorneys represent each and every client with the utmost respect, compassion, and employ the thorough legal expertise needed to make their case a success. We realize that this is likely a difficult situation for you and possibly your family and are here for you.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, contact our seasoned wrongful death lawyers today. Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you, long after this ordeal is over.
No Recovery, No Fee Guarantee
When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything. We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain a successful recovery so that you can continue to carry on with your life.
Contact us today if you have lost a loved one, simply fill out the free case evaluation form on our web site and we will get back to you promptly. If you wish to speak to us directly, feel free to call one of our three branches.
It is only through extensive professional litigation that a successful claim of personal injury or wrongful death can be made to come to fruition.
This is precisely how our top accident lawyers operate for every client, every day.
We work hard to serve justice to those injured, one case at a time.