WHAT IS WRONGFUL DEATH?
Wrongful death is a legal term that describes a situation where negligence leads to the death of another person. Peeler Law Firm understands it can be hard for a family to think about legal issues relating to the loss but due to the nature of these types of cases, it is vitally important to initiate any investigation into a wrongful death situation as soon as possible. There are a multitude of incidents that can result in a wrongful death case. By way of example, the accident could involve a workplace scenario, car, boat or airplane accidents, defective products, medical negligence, etc.
WHAT RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE?
Damages for wrongful death often include compensation for a family member's pain and suffering as well as lose of enjoyment of life before death. In addition, any financial loss to family survivors may also be included in the damages. The actual damage amounts can be complicated as age, life expectancy, earning capacity and other factors may be involved. Wrongful death cases can take a substantial period of time to conclude. However, often cases are settled prior to trial by way of mediation, arbitration or other settlement mechanism.
FREE CONSULTATION, ANALYSIS, AND NO FEES UNLESS RECOVERY OCCURS
Stan Peeler stands ready to offer free consultation and analysis of your personal injury claim. In any instance where a death has been caused by another person or entity, please contact our office at 850-332-5555 for immediate assistance or complete our online form here by providing us with the details of your legal needs. There are no legal fees unless a recovery on your behalf is successful, with the exception of costs.