St. Louis Wrongful Death Attorney
What constitutes a wrongful death lawsuit?
When people act in a reckless fashion without regarding the safety of those around them, or when a company gives into greed and distributes products that have been improperly manufactured or inadequately tested, the results can be devastating, and even fatal. If the necessary precautions are not taken to ensure the safety of an unsuspecting individual or consumer, they may be the ones that are forced to suffer the consequences. Wrongful death can be defined as any negligent action that resulted in another's death—although the resulting fatality must have been unintentional. Many circumstances can contribute to the wrongful death of an innocent person, including activities such as:
The Importance of Enlisting a St. Louis Personal Injury Lawyer
Do not hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney if you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person or company. Our law firm has more than 60 years of experience helping grieving families hold accountable those responsible. While no amount of money can ever balance the loss of a treasured family member, getting financial compensation for your loss can provide you with financial assistance for moving forward. You may have lost a parent, child, grandparent or spouse, and be eligible for compensation depending on the circumstances. Whether it is a drunk driver or a company that fails to warn, a medical error or other situation, a wrongful death occurred because another person was irresponsible. By holding them accountable in a court of law, you not only obtain partial closure for yourself, you also help prevent them from harming others with their negligent and dangerous acts.