Losing a loved one as a result of the reckless or negligent actions of others is one of the most difficult events a family can experience. When avictim is killed as the result of someone’s wrongful action, a wrongful death claim can arise. Wrongful death can occur in a variety of situations including:
- When someone is intentionally killed. In this case, the victim’s family can bring a civil lawsuit, which is separate from criminal charges pursued by the state.
- When someone dies as a result of medical malpractice. In this case, a wrongful death action might be pursued against the doctor. Medical malpractice can include failure to diagnose a condition, carelessness, or incorrect/insufficient care.
- When a fatal automobile or motorcycle accident involves negligence.In this case, a wrongful death claim may be brought against the careless driver.
If someone else’s negligence results in the death of an individual, the victim’s family is entitled to damages for their loss. Damages that can be recovered include the financial support that the deceased would have contributed to the family and the loss of that person’s love, companionship, comfort, care, protection, and affection.
Life after the untimely death of a loved one is hard enough without having to navigate a complex and potentially overwhelming legal landscape, especially when insurance companies are involved. Knowing your rights and having an experienced attorney on your side can help ensure the best possible financial outcome for you and your family while you focus on more important things like grieving andhealing from your loss.
At Cabral Law Group, we have the dedication and experience to take on big or small cases while providing one-on-one, personalized service. Jimmy Cabral founded the Cabral Law Group to focus exclusively on representing victims who have been injured due to the recklessness and negligence of others, as well as the victims’ families. Unlike many attorneys at larger firms, Mr. Cabral is personally involved in every aspect of our clients’ claims, including evaluation, assembly of evidence, and all court appearances.
Mr. Cabral has a wide range of legal experience that includes working as a defense attorney for the insurance industry, so he understands the difficult challenges insurance companies present to our clients. Because of his intimate inside knowledge of the insurance industry’s tactics, he is able to work around those obstacles and obtain maximum benefits for our clients.
If someone you love was the victim of a wrongful death, you don’t have to go it alone. The Cabral Law Group can help your family get the compensation and closure you deserve. Request a consultation today.