Have you recently lost a beloved family member in a wrongful death accident? The loss of a family member is one of the most painful things that we can experience. The sudden passing or unexpected death of a loved one due to another person’s negligence, whether by vehicle accident, construction accident, defective product, defective prescription drug, defective medical device, medical malpractice or drunk driver, is a difficult time for those close to the deceased victim. If you have lost a loved one as the result of a personal injury accident, no amount of money can replace your loss, or properly compensate you, but you will need an experienced wrongful death lawyer to represent you.
The term wrongful death is defined as the loss of life wrongfully caused by another individual. Our experienced wrongful death lawyers will immediately start a complete investigation into the accident or circumstances of death establish liability, investigate insurance coverage and all assets of the responsible negligent party, and quickly recover all legal damages to which the victim and their family is entitled.
The sudden death of a loved one is an extremely emotional and stressful time, and only an experienced wrongful death lawyer with expertise in this highly specialized area of law should represent you and help you to make sense of the legal and financial aspects of your family’s loss, and obtain financial compensation from those responsible.
Choosing an experienced wrongful death accident lawyer will be very important to your injury lawsuit and the amount of compensation of your settlement!
Fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form or call toll free us now at 866.757.6949 and talk to a live wrongful death counselor that will help you take the first step toward getting the compensation you deserve and getting your life back so you can concentrate on your recovery.
Legal Help for 18-Wheeler Truck Wrongful Death Accident Victims
We are currently accepting amusement park death claims in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know that has been injured in a tugboat accident, you should contact us immediately for a free case consultation. Fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form or call toll free us now at 866.757.6949 and talk to a live legal counselor that will help you take the first step toward getting the compensation you deserve and getting your life back so you can concentrate on your recovery.
Recent Wrongful Death Verdicts
$1.3 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Carpenter fell through roof opening at a construction site causing his death.
$1.2 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: For a construction worker killed as a result of defective construction man lift.
$5 Million Railroad Death Verdict: For a man killed when he attempted to cross a railroad crossing and vehicle and was struck by a train.
$1.7 million Child Death Settlement: For parents of a 9 year old killed when he was struck by a truck just after he had gotten off a school bus.
$3.5 Million Construction Death Settlement: Construction worker killed by falling construction wall.
$2 Million Worker Death Settlement: Death of a construction worker asphyxiated by methane gas.
3 Million Malpractice death Settlement: Cardiology malpractice wrongful death of 45 year old man.
$2.1 Million Hospital Death Settlement: Wrongful death Medical Malpractice hospital’s improper discharge of patient.
$1.75 Million Pharmacy Death Settlement: For the death of a 6 -month old girl who died after a pharmacy improperly filled wrong prescription for her heart medication.
$600,000 Infant Death Settlement: For the death of an 11-day old infant caused by hospital negligence during the delivery.
$3.15 Million Defective Seat Belt Death Settlement: For wrongful death product liability, Defective Automatic Seat Belt, Defective Nissan Stanza.
$7.3 Million Helicopter Sightseeing Tour Settlement: For the wrongful death caused by the crash of a helicopter on a sightseeing tour.
$26 Million Plane Crash Settlement: For the wrongful deaths of a husband and wife in a North Carolina plane crash.
Wrongful Death Statistics
National Highways Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 2,715 deaths in 2010.
National Highways Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported 3,081 deaths in 2009.
There were 950 DUI related traffic deaths in 2009.
There were 950 Motorcycle crash related traffic deaths in 2009.
There were 563 Pedestrian related deaths in 2009.
There were 109 Bicycle related deaths in 2009.
There is an auto collision reported in every 1 minute and 10 seconds in the U. S.
There is one death vehicle related death reported every 2 hours and 35 minutes.
There is one fatality for every 71 people that are injured in an accident.
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, 672 people died from boating related accidents in 2010.
Prescription Drug deaths now outnumber traffic fatalities in U.S.
There are 225,000 Prescription Drugs deaths each in the U. S. each year (National Institute of Health).
Pharmacy errors and prescription errors accounts for as many as 98,000 deaths each year.
Speeding was determined as the primary cause of death in 28.4% of accidents in the U. S.
NHTSA estimates that 1,365 lives were saved at the current seat belt use rate.
18-Wheeler Truck Wrongful Death Lawsuit
For a Wrongful Death lawsuit to be successful, personal injury lawyers have to show that the wrongful death was resulted from the negligence of another party. In the case of a Wrongful Death lawsuit victims and immediate family members have the right to file a wrongful death claim.
18-Wheeler Truck Wrongful Death Victims are Entitled to These Damages:
Future medical bills
Loss of benefits
Loss of consortium
Loss of earning capacity
Loss of parental care
Lost wages (past and future)
Pain and suffering
Physical impairment (past and future)
Loss of spousal support & companionship