After the death of your loved one, the last thing on your mind is filing a lawsuit. Naturally, you are grieving and focusing on your loss, your family and your future. But when a family member’s death was caused by someone else’s negligence or misconduct, then you have a right to seek justice by holding the negligent party accountable.
Ainbinder & Pratt understands what you’re going through and will fight the legal battle for you. We work tirelessly to ensure the negligent party pays damages for your loss. We know money can never replace your loved one, and it’s difficult to discuss monetary compensation during such a sensitive time, but allow Ainbinder & Pratt to be your advocate and we will pursue damages to protect your family’s financial security.
To recover damages in a wrongful death action, there are several elements we have to prove:
Most wrongful death cases settle outside of court, which can spare your family the stress and ordeal associated with a trial. However, if it’s in your best interest to litigate the case in court, we will provide tenacious advocacy and try your case.
Spouses, domestic partners or children of the deceased can bring a wrongful death action. If none of these people exists, others such as parents and siblings can pursue a claim. Also, financial dependents may additionally file a wrongful death lawsuit.
Wrongful death claims involve economic and noneconomic damages for your loss. Economic damages are the financial losses the death has caused your family. Noneconomic damages represent the emotional costs of losing someone you love. The types and amounts of damages depend upon the specific facts of the case, but may include:
We understand how difficult it may be to consider taking legal action at such an emotionally trying time, but we will do the hard work for you to get you compensation for your loss.
The Law Offices of Ainbinder & Pratt offers experienced and aggressive advocacy along with compassionate support for families in wrongful death actions. For a free, no-obligation consultation, call us at (562) 498-4600 or contact us online HERE.
We will handle your wrongful death claim on a contingent fee basis which means you pay nothing up front and we only get paid if we win. So there is no risk to you. Call today and let our attorneys guide you through the process.