There are many cases where people are injured in accidents that are caused by the negligence of another. Tragically, in some cases, victims can incur such severe injuries that they lead to death or they can be killed immediately in the accident. When this occurs, the family and loved ones of the victim often suffer severe emotional and financial hardship due to their loss.
The dependents of a wrongful death victim can also suffer from economic hardship from loss of income. When this occurs, the family and dependents of a wrongful death victim may file a lawsuit against the negligent individual or entity for monetary compensation. These damages are designed to cover the following:
While no amount of money can bring back a loved one, these damages can help a family get back on its feet. It is important that you have skilled representation on your side when pursuing a wrongful death case. Many insurance companies may be more concerned with damage control and minimizing the financial harm to their business than with what is in the best interests of the family that suffered the loss.
I am Attorney Robert Humphrey of the Law Offices of Robert H. Humphrey and I am dedicated to providing excellent representation to my clients. I employ skilled staff that can work together to help you pursue a favorable outcome in your situation. We understand the hardship that you are experiencing and we can put our experience to work for you. I offer a free case evaluation so that you can obtain assistance before making any decisions. Contact a Rhode Island wrongful death lawyer from my firm today to discuss your situation and to begin the process of retaining the skilled representation that you need.