It is comforting to be surrounded by people who care about you and want to help when you’ve lost a loved one. At Mitchell Law Offices, we have the legal staff who will be there to help you move forward in these trying times. We only handle civil matters where a Wrongful Death has occurred.
We’re Here for You
The loss of someone you care about is never easy, but when your loved one’s death was the result of another person’s negligence or misconduct, the situation becomes even more complex. At Mitchell Law Offices, we understand what you’re going through—the funeral planning, the mix of emotions you are dealing with, and the questions you want answered—and we have the experience to guide you through it. Our wrongful death lawyers will be more than your legal system of support—we’re here for you.
Elements of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
In order to bring a successful wrongful death cause of action, the following elements must be present:
- The death of a human being
- Cause of death was another’s negligence or with intent to cause harm
- The survival of family members who are suffering monetary injury as a result of the death
- The appointment of a personal representative for the decedent’s estate
A wrongful death claim may arise out of a number of circumstances, such as in the following situations:
- Medical malpractice that results in decedent’s death
- Automobile or airplane accident
- Occupational exposure to hazardous conditions or substances
- Criminal behavior
- Defective product
- Death during a supervised activity
How Do You Choose a Lawyer to Handle Your Case?
We understand that families may not know where to turn after the sudden or unexpected loss of a loved one. When choosing a wrongful death lawyer, it is crucial that you look for a law firm that has both the experience and resources needed to litigate even the most complex wrongful death lawsuits. Our firm is unique in that we have teamed up with another exceptional wrongful death litigating firm; thus you will acquire the services of two law firms for the price of one.
Contact a Wrongful Death Attorney at Our Firm
If you believe that your loved one has suffered a wrongful death, you may be entitled to compensation. We are here to help you recover the compensation you deserve. Call us at 312-818-1477 to speak with an actual attorney; not an assistant or paralegal.