Chicago Wrongful Death Attorney
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that more than 130,500 individuals died from accidental injuries in a single year, making such injuries the 4th leading cause of death in the United States. Often, accidents that cause fatal injuries occur because another party acted negligently and the accident would have been prevented had that party acted in a reasonable manner. In such cases, Illinois law gives surviving family members the right to file a legal claim for wrongful death against the responsible party.
If you believe you have lost a loved one because someone else caused an accident, you need to consult with an attorney with experience in wrongful death cases in Illinois. Gregg Mandell Attorney at Law is an experienced Chicago lawyer with an AV Preeminent Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0, and you can trust he will provide the highest quality of representation in your wrongful death case.
Causes Of Wrongful Death In Chicago
Wrongful death can occur anywhere including the home, at work, out in public, or on the road. Some of the most common causes of wrongful death can include:
- Motor vehicle accidents;
- Medical malpractice;
- Poisoning or toxic exposure;
Helping Surviving Family Members Recover
The law gives certain family members—such as spouses, children, or parents—the right to seek compensation after a wrongful death. A sudden loss cannot only cause severe grief but also financial stress for a household if the victim was a main contributor. Family members can recover for loss of financial support, companionship, and much more.
Speak With A Chicago Wrongful Death Lawyer Today
Gregg Mandell Attorney at Law understands how difficult a tragic and preventable death can be. Family members have a long road to emotional recovery after losing a loved one and wrongful death attorney Gregg Mandell is committed to helping you receive financial recovery, as well. Seeking a wrongful death action can not only help you financial situation but can also give you a sense of justice. If you would like to discuss a possible case for free, please call (312) 332-7071 for help.