When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it leads to unimaginable pain and suffering. Not only are you dealing with grief and loss, but if that person provided for your family you may be left facing medical bills, and unable to survive without the income from the deceased loved one. If the death of your loved one was caused through the negligence or reckless act of another, that person must be held accountable.
If you believe that your loved one’s death came about due to the negligent act of another, our Kenosha wrongful death attorneys can help. You may have grounds to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Kenosha. The lawsuit will seek compensation for the multitude of losses you experienced due to the death of your loved one, financial and personal.
Section 895.04 of the Wisconsin Statues classifies wrongful death as a death that is caused by “a wrongful act, neglect, or default.” When the death of your loved one was caused by an act of negligence you may have grounds to bring a civil lawsuit to seek to recover compensation. Since the deceased can no longer bring a lawsuit, there are two groups of individuals who may bring a wrongful death lawsuit in the state of Wisconsin.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control, there were more than 146,000 people killed in accidents in a recent year. Accidents are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.
Whether the death occurred due to a vehicle accident, fall or other accident, or related to product manufacturers who produced a faulty or defective product, a wrongful death lawsuit can help you achieve a form of justice. There are many types of circumstances that can be used as a basis for a wrongful death lawsuit. Some common types of wrongful death cases include, but are not limited to:
The pain of losing a loved one is only made worse by the knowledge that this death could have been prevented. We understand that seeking justice and compensation is important to you, and at Cannon & Dunphy S.C., we are here to help.
If another party was negligent, leading to the untimely death of your loved one, that party should be held accountable. You have suffered an unimaginable loss and the work required to seek justice can be lengthy and complex. We have worked with families of victims of wrongful death for more than three decades and can help you make the right choices for you regarding a wrongful death lawsuit.
Contact Cannon & Dunphy S.C. for a free case evaluation. We will pursue the maximum in compensation for the people we represent. We have over 30 years of experience and have recovered over $1 billion in damages to date.