What are the Elements of Wrongful Death Claim

Grief associated with losing a family member or friend is among the most difficult experiences in life. It is particularly hard when the death is sudden, as can happen in a road crash or medical emergency.  After a wrongful death, it is normal also to feel shocked, disbelief, and devastation. It can be difficult to find time to grieve while also facing life’s continuous demands. There may be questions and unresolved issues related to the fatality. At Coluccio Law, we can assist in the search for answers and meaning for an untimely death. We can also explain related legal proceedings and your rights under the law. When your family member or friend’s death is a result of another person or

Know Your Chances of Winning a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Death is an unfortunate reality that we all have to come to terms with, but it’s never easy having to deal with the death of someone you know and love. It’s even more distressing when the death could have been prevented. Losing someone to wrongful death in an incident that could have been avoided is very traumatic for those suffering the loss, leaving the task of how to handle the issue burdensome on your own. Seeking the help of a wrongful death lawsuit lawyer is recommended in these cases, to make the case a little less traumatic by helping you get the compensation and accountability you deserve. Elements of a wrongful death lawsuit Negligence – When someone has failed to

How are Wrongful Death Settlements Paid Out

It is terribly painful to lose a close family member when their tragic death was preventable. A wrongful death claim can be filed if your loved one died as the result of negligence, an accident, dangerous conditions, or criminal behavior. What Is a Wrongful Death Settlement? For a wrongful death lawsuit payout, you must prove that the deceased was killed by the negligence or willful intent, and family members are suffering financially as a result of the death. Types of Wrongful Death Settlements Here are some scenarios for wrongful death settlements: Vehicle Accidents such as car, pedestrian, or semi-truck accidents. Workplace Accidents or Illness from dangerous conditions or exposure to hazardous substances, for example, mesothelioma from asbestos. Medical Malpractice caused

3 practical ways to help after a traumatic or unexpected death

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Three questions to ask before starting a wrongful death claim

There are three questions you should ask yourself before you start the legal process of filing a wrongful death claim. Taking a few minutes to answer these questions will help you decide on the next steps. What are my own expectations? Consider what you expectations you are bringing to the legal process. Are you seeking justice? Expecting a particular level of compensation? How long do you expect it to take, from start to finish? What will you need in the meantime? It is completely understandable, and even admirable, to seek justice on behalf of someone who was suddenly killed by the wrongdoing of another. Our civil justice system in the U.S. recognizes that we cannot undo a fatal tragedy. The only thing we

About the COVID-19 wrongful death lawsuits at Tyson Foods

In addition to multiple workers’ compensation cases, Tyson Foods is facing multiple wrongful death lawsuits related to the company’s abysmal response to COVID-19. Now, attorneys for the family of one of the victims has amended their lawsuit filed in Federal Court in Iowa to include the shocking language and actions of Tyson executives and managers at the Waterloo plant. About the wrongful death lawsuits “Wrongful death” is the legal term for an unnatural death, resulting from an injury or incident that was caused by the bad conduct, wrongful acts or negligence of another person, or company. Our civil justice system recognizes that no judge, jury, or lawyer can bring someone back to life. The only thing we can do is to


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