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Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney
After a fatal car accident, motorcycle accident, semi truck accident or other motor vehicle accident you may be wondering what to look for when hiring a wrongful death attorney. If you’ve had to suffer the death of a loved one due to the negligence of another driver, you can file a wrongful death suit on his or her behalf to receive justice.
Why Do I Need to Hire a Wrongful Death Attorney?
Losing a loved one can often bring a lot of stress and turmoil to family members. Working with a wrongful death attorney can help take away some of the stress and burden. Your attorney will work hard to help the family receive the financial compensation they deserve.
Wrongful death suits can be filed against an individual or a corporation. For example, if a person was killed in a semi truck accident caused by the negligence of the semi truck driver, a wrongful death suit can be brought against the semi trucking company. When such negligence occurs, the responsible party is liable to provide compensation for the death of the victim. An experienced wrongful death attorney will fight to compensate the loss of the victim’s medical expenses, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, future wages, court fees, lawyer fees, and any other related expenses.
Typically, benefits are paid out to the victim’s closest relative such as a spouse, child, or parent. Your wrongful death attorney will work with you to ensure your family receives the full value they are entitled to.
Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney
Here are a few things to look for when hiring a wrongful death attorney.
- How much experience does he or she have as a wrongful death attorney in the specific area of your case? For example, if your family member died in a car accident, you’ll want an experienced car accident lawyer who can handle your wrongful death suit.
- Who will be working on your case? At Parke Gordon, your assigned wrongful death attorney will handle the majority of your case. However, staff members will also be helping to gather any medical bills or other parts of the case to ensure all things are in proper order.
- What do online reviews say about this lawyer?
- Are there any disciplinary actions against this lawyer? You can check the relevant state bar association website.
Contact a Eugene Wrongful Death Attorney Now
Contact a wrongful death attorney in Eugene today to find out if you are entitled under the statute to bring a claim and, if so, what types of damages you are entitled to recover. Our lawyers are aggressive, experienced, and trusted. We will fight big insurance companies with deep pockets to ensure you get a fair settlement. Call (541) 485-4878 now for a free consultation with an experienced wrongful death attorney.
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