Losing a loved one is often a very devastating experience which leaves the bereaved in a lot of emotional anguish. This is even more so when the deceased died as a result of another’s negligence.
Wrongful death may occur as a result of:
In order to be successful in a wrongful death claim, one must be able to establish that whatever caused the death resulted from a negligent act.
If your loved one was killed due to the negligence of another, you may be entitled to compensation. Although no amount of monetary compensation can compare to the death of a loved one, the burden of resulting financial expenses and losses will at least be lifted off your shoulders. You may be entitled to recover medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of income and loss of consortium.
Hiring a Connecticut Wrongful Death Lawyer
If your family is going through the tragedy of losing a loved one, you need to have strong legal representation on your side. You should not have to worry about complicated legal paperwork but rather focus on being with your family to get through this difficult time together.
We understand the emotional trauma that can result from the loss of a loved one, and will handle your case with professionalism and compassion. We will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the benefits you deserve.
As you prepare to talk to a wrongful death attorney, it is important to note that Connecticut Statute of Limitations pegs the time frame within which to file a of wrongful death claim at two years from the date of death, and no more than five years from the date of the negligent act. While we understand that a law suit is the last thing you want to deal with under the circumstances, you should also bear in mind that time is of the essence in wrongful death cases.
If you would like to find out how our firm may be of assistance, please contact us by phone or e-mail or simply complete our contact request form. We offer a free initial consultation and would love to speak with you.