When someone who is negligent causes an accident, they typically injure a victim. However, in some tragic cases, the injuries are so severe that death is the result. The family of the deceased can file a wrongful death suit against the negligent individual to obtain monetary compensation. Although there is no amount of money that can compensate the family of the victim, the monetary compensation can help the family in case there is a financial hardship as a result of the death.
The wrongful death lawyers at Barsom Law Group, based in Providence and Boston, understand the emotional hardship that families endure from the loss of a loved one. We are dedicated to providing you compassionate representation and zealous advocacy to ensure you are compensated accordingly.
Who may bring a wrongful death claim
The victim’s family members can bring wrongful death claims, whenever negligence of a defendant leads to death. Wrongful death claims can arise from:
- · A fatal car crash
- · From a defective product
- · Deadly slip and fall
- · Death of child as a result of drowning in a pool
- · An accident that occurs in a construction site
- · Side effects from drugs
- · A fatal motorcycle accident
- · By physicians negligence or misconduct
- · Truck accident
The plaintiff must bear the burden of prove in a wrongful death claim to prove that the defendant directly caused the death. Contact a Providence and Boston wrongful death attorney to learn more.
The Wrongful death Lawyers at Barsom Law Group can help families recover reimbursement for the following:
- · Funeral bills
- · Medical bills
- · Lost wages, including future earnings
- · Lost benefits
- · Pain and suffering
- · Emotional distress
- · Loss of support
- · General damages
- · Punitive damages
With so much at stake and the complexities of the issues involved it is best to contact the wrongful death attorneys at Barsom Law Group to discuss your rights before signing anything with the insurance company. We serve all of Rhode Island and Massachusetts and have offices located in Providence and Boston.