Fall River, MA Wrongful Death Lawyers
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Best Wrongful Death Lawyers in Fall River & Bristol County.
The loss of a loved one is a tragedy. For many families, the tragedy is exacerbated by the persistent question of whether the wrongful or accidental death could have been prevented. In other words, their loved one’s death was do to another party’s negligent actions of a business or civilian.
A wrongful death claim is a lawsuit arising from the death of an individual that was caused by the negligence of another and is brought by the victim’s Attorney on behalf of the family members. The purpose of a wrongful death law suit is to provide compensation to family members who have been damaged emotionally and financially by their loved one’s death. This includes pain and suffering, lost wages and healthcare bills.
In all wrongful death cases, it is necessary to act promptly to preserve evidence, investigate the fatal accident, and to file a lawsuit prior to the expiration of applicable statutes of limitation. In Fall River and Bristol County Massachusetts a wrongful death action must be filed within three years of the date of death of a loved one.
Cases of Wrongful Death Examples.
Wrongful death cases cover a wide variety of situations. Several examples of wrongful death cases are listed below.
- Car accident
- Truck Accidents
- Motorcycle Accident
- Boat Accidents
- Bus and Train Accidents
- Drunk Driving
- Premise Liability ( the wrongful death occurred on someone else’s property)
- Death on a construction site or place of work
- Nursing home abuse or negligence
- Defective Products
Family of Wrongful Death. Who can Sue?
In most cases the surviving spouse files the action to sue for a wrongful death. In the absence of a surviving spouse, child and grandchild or person that is entitled to inherit the property of the deceased. It’s important to use the services of an experienced wrongful or accidental death attorney in this situation so they can file a motion with the court to appoint an executor. Upon the courts decision an appointed executor will file a wrongful death case of behalf of the deceased.
Wrongful Death Cases. What Can I sue for in Fall River and Bristol County, MA?
- Funeral Expenses
- Medical Bills
- Current and future lost wages
- Loss of Consortium ( loss of loved ones affection, companionship society and relations etc.)
- Financial support
Wrongful and Accidental Deaths. When should I contact a Lawyer?
Expert lawyers with a proven track record of results should typically be contacted immediately to ensure the maximum recovery ins a settlement of verdict. The lawyers need to have an experienced team that are not afraid to invest in investigators and accident and medical experts. Witnesses need to be interview, evidence reviewed, photographs obtained to build a strong wrongful case.
Why use the law offices of Sabra and Aspden.
Attorney Steve Sabra and Matthew M. Aspen have served The Greater Fall River and Bristol County for over 35 years. They have aggressively fought for the maximum settlement or verdict for clients in some of the most complicated and demanding wrongful Death Cases.
If your loved one has been a victim of wrongful death we can help.
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