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Why Do You Need a Lawyer to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

Why Do You Need a Lawyer to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

by wpengine | March 13th, 2018

In Alabama, a wrongful death is defined as a death caused by another person’s or party’s wrongful act, omission, or negligence. And while anyone who manages the deceased’s estate can attempt to file a wrongful death claim to get compensation for lost income, lost spousal support, and lost companionship, it can be difficult to prove negligence occurred and contributed to the death without an experienced Alabama wrongful death lawyer.

If you lost a loved one due to another person’s or party’s mistake, you may be eligible to receive damages for your loss—but going it alone can be an uphill battle, even if you are the personal representative of his or her estate. Wrongful death claims require extensive proof and a deep understanding of the law—two things that Norris Injury Lawyers can provide.

When you call us, you’ll get peace of mind because of two factors:

  1. You’ll know if you have grounds to file a claim – Losing a loved one due to someone else’s actions is devastating, but not all mistakes or oversights are grounds for wrongful death claims. We can investigate the facts and help you choose your next steps.
  2. We’ll negotiate to help you get maximum compensation – If we advise you to move forward with your claim, you can count on us to fight for every penny you deserve. In addition to negotiating for things like medical bills and funeral costs, we’ll also work hard to get you current and future lost wages that your loved one would have earned for your family.

Call Norris Injury Lawyers today for a free consultation and to find out how we can assist you.


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