Wrongful Death Attorney Cuba, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Cuba, MO. With one mistake or poor decision by someone else, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life in an accident or careless act that could have been prevented, you must have an experienced wrongful death lawyer as committed as you are to finding justice for your family and making the negligent party pay for their irreversibly destructive behavior. Burger Law’s team of accomplished Cuba, MO wrongful death lawyers and legal staff will handle your case from beginning to end and negotiate a complete settlement for your family to recover.

The wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law have hundreds of accident victims and their families recover over 100 million dollars in compensation. We represent even the most difficult cases that other law firms will not. If your family member was killed in a preventable accident and you are ready to do something, talk to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO today at 314-542-2222 or sending us a message online. Our Cuba, MO wrongful death lawyers are available to discuss your case, the options available to you, and determine how we can add value to your suit. Do not wait to act;reach out today.

Chesterfield, MO

Chesterfield, MO

100 Chesterfield Business Pkwy
Suites 200-222
Chesterfield, MO 63005

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For Me?

The grief of losing a loved one is deeply pailful. Though after your family member loses their life in a tragic accident, facing any paperwork or legal processes is likely the last thing on your mind, it is important that you hire a wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO right away after your loved one's passing. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer working your case swiftly, you will have trusted and experienced litigator on your side who can get the most from your claim and make sure that you use this chance to hold the responsible party accountable as a way to honor your loved one, provide support to your family in this difficult time, and protect others from being subject to a similar fate in the future. The law only gives you one opportunity to collect damages in a wrongful death case and you have a limited time to file your claim according to state law, so it is important that you find the right lawyer to work on behalf of you and your family right away.

The responsibility of representing your mourning family in the wrongful death of your loved one is one that should not be taken lightly. Your Cuba, MO wrongful death attorney at Burger Law recognizes the weight of serving you and your family by helping you see accountability and obtain the finances to move forward in the memory of your loved one. As your Cuba, MO wrongful death attorney, we take our responsibility seriously and are sincerely committed to assisting you and your family every way we can in your wrongful death claim.

Wehn we become your wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO, we offer the following services for you as our client:

  • Provide you with advice, support, and sound legal counsel
  • Thoroughly investigate all details of your case
  • Track down and evaluate all significant paperwork, documents, and other evidence useful in painting a picture of your loved one's death and proving responsibility
  • Calculate the complete value of your claim, speaking to medical professionals and other experts who can attest to the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one
  • Handle every aspects of your case, such as negotiating with the defense, proactively communicating with you, filing the proper paperwork, and any other tasks necessary to winning your case
  • Negotiate with the defending party for the highest possible compensation
  • Be ready and willing to successfully present your case in trial and persuade a jury of your peers of the damages you and your family have suffered, in the event that a favorable settlement is not reached before trial

What are the Requirements of a Wrongful Death Claim?

To see justice in your wrongful death claim and to receive the compensation you need to take care of your loved one's final expenses and continue to meet the daily needs of your family, your situation must meet the requirements of a wrongful death claim in your state.

As a claimant hoping to file a wrongful death claim, you need to:

  • Meet Missouri or Illinois laws on who can file a wrongful suit, based on where or what state the life-ending accident took place.

    Missouri law gives certain types of family members priority in filing a wrongful death suit. The first group, including parents, spouses, children, or grandchildren, must file if possible. If nobody from this first group is able to file, a sibling to the deceased can make a claim. For wrongful death victims without any able family members from either of the first two groups, the court may appoint someone to file. Illinois civil law names one person who acts as the representative to the beneficiaries. This representative is addressed in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will allocate and distribute funds that each living relative, spouse, or other next of kin is to receive from the settlement. If you are unsure whether you are, according to state law, able to file the suit in your state, talk to a wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO now.

  • File your Cuba, MO wrongful death claim before the statute of limitations runs out.

    In Missouri you have a total of three from the date of their passing to file a claim. In Illinois you have two years, or five years if the incident was intentional and violent. Realistically, two or three years can go by very quickly. As such, important that you hire a Cuba, MO wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after the fatal accident occurs.

  • Meet all the requirements for proving negligence and fault for a wrongful death case.

    For your loved one’s death to be considered a wrongful death in Missouri or Illinois, certain facts must be true. In your case, you need to be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant had a duty to your loved one to reasonably keep them safe
    2. The defendant breached that duty through their behavior
    3. It was this breach of duty that caused the death of your family member
    4. As the person filling the wrongful death suit, you and your deceased family member have experienced damages as a result of the breach of duty

You undoubtedly have experienced a number of overwhelming emotions about losing your loved one in a preventable accident. To hold the negligent party responsible for the gross misconduct, pay tribute to your loved one, and provide your family with the means to carry on with day-to-day needs, file a wrongful death suit. For the best chance of success in your Cuba, MO wrongful death claim and to understand whether you qualify to file a claim, reach out to the experienced Cuba, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. Our expert team will help you make the most of your claim and get the damages you deserve. Though this is no replacement for your loss, winning a wrongful death suit in Cuba, MO is an important step for countless grieving families. Burger Law’s Cuba, MO wrongful death attorneys understand the importance of your suit and have the legal acumen and commitment to get your family the best outcome and get the highest settlement possible.

Our Cuba, MO attorneys have experience fighting for and winning a variety of often complex tort cases. Click on the case type below to learn more.

How Your Wrongful Death Attorney Cuba, MO Can Help Recover Damages

Families of wrongful death victims are provided by law a way to collect compensation and make the responsible party pay for their fatal actions. When you win your wrongful death case, you typically receive damages in the form of financial compensation. The value of your case relies upon many conditions. As experienced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death lawyer in Cuba, MO will work hard and lend his experience to factor the complete value of damages to which you are entitled. Whether we reach a settlement during negotiation or mediation or in an extensive jury trial, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO will paint a vivid picture of how this tragic experience has affected you,, your family, and your loved one prior to their passing.

There are a variety of different damages that add up to the full value of your case. The damages you can collect are considered either economic or non-economic.

There are a number of damages you may collect on, such as:

  • Medical bills and treatments received prior to your loved one’s death
  • Final costs, such as memorial services and a burial or cremation
  • The decedent's pain and suffering prior to their death
  • Mental anguish of losing a loved one
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of future income
  • Loss of benefits
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of support
  • Loss of care, such as if the decedent was a a mother and the main caretaker of two young children or looking after an adult family member with disabilities

Due to the types of damages that can play a role, the value of your wrongful death claim depends on many factors. What was their age and life expectancy? What services and support did they provide to their family? Did they care for any minor or other dependants? Did they lose their life in a mere accident or an intentional violent act? Did they suffer extensively before their death or did they die shortly after the event took place? All these questions and many more will be considered in determining the value of your claim.

Wrongful Death Attorney Cuba, MO | Burger Law

The wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO on your case should be accomplished in this area of law and have extensive experience and success in cases similar to yours. The wrongful death lawyers of Burger Law are dedicated to your family’s cause, exhausting all leads in negotiating your damages and showing the defendant's negligence in the accident leading to the death of your loved one. Hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO to represent the interests of you and your family and use our expertise to get the full compensation you are owed.

Give your family a chance to win your wrongful death suit by reaching out to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Cuba, MO today. Let us put our extensive skill, knowledge, and dedication toward winning your case, allowing your family to make the negligent party pay and collect the money that will help your family move forward and pay tribute to your loved one’s memory. As your wrongful death attorneys, Burger Law views our responsibility as your personal counsel and advocate very seriously and will not rest until we win for you and your family. Discuss your case with our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or message us now.


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