In the immediate aftermath of losing a family member, filing a lawsuit is certainly not something a mourner is thinking about. Instead, an individual who loses a loved one will likely be thinking about their grief, and perhaps the future, including what they will do without their partner, parent, or child. While the idea of…Read More
Wrongful Death Articles
- Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations in Illinois
- What is Considered Wrongful Death?
Accidents that cause injury are always difficult, but when an accident is severe enough to cause the death of a victim, the results are devastating for that person’s loved ones. In addition to processing your grief over the unexpected loss of a beloved family member, you may also become inundated with financial concerns, mounting bills,…Read More
- Examples of Wrongful Death Cases
While accidents happen all the time, it is rare for an accident to be so serious that it results in death. So rare, in fact, that learning that a loved one has died in a car accident, slip and fall, or another serious accident type can be shocking. If you are the surviving loved one…Read More
- Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Illinois?
Losing a loved one for any reason is upsetting, but you could be even more devastated when that person was the victim of a fatal accident. Unfortunately, these deadly incidents are far too common. According to statistics collected by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death…Read More
- Wrongful Death – How Chicago Personal Injury Law Applies To Families Of Victims
Chicago personal injury lawyers are known for their assistance to people who have been harmed due to others’ actions. However, they can also assist families who have lost a loved one because of someone else. It is important for surviving families to understand the legal qualifications a wrongful death suit must meet. This article explains the basic elements of a wrongful death claim and outlines the various types of damages to which families may be entitled.Read More