When a family member tragically dies as a result of a car accident, sports injury or any other traumatic event, it can cause the family a great financial burden on top of the grief and sorrow from losing a loved one. If you have lost a family member due to another’s negligence, you should contact a Utah personal injury lawyer immediately and discuss the circumstances of your loss.
Wrongful death means that the victim died as a result of the negligence or improper conduct of another individual, company or entity. The immediate family members of the deceased victim can pursue financial compensation for pain and suffering, personal injury and costs related to the injury brought about before the death.
There are four criteria necessary to file a wrongful death lawsuit:
If all four of these elements exist, it is possible that you have a strong wrongful death claim. When the person who died was the sole or primary source of support in the family, this can greatly affect the future of that family.
We encourage all prospective clients to speak with our experienced Utah personal injury lawyer. Whether you hire us or not, we are able to provide you with a free case evaluation, so you can make an informed decision.