Wrongful Death Attorney Hermann, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Hermann, MO. Suddenly, your loved one is gone. When someone close to you dies by someone’s momentary lapse in judgment or simple carelessness, it is important to find a wrongful death lawyer you can trust and count on to fight for justice for your family and make the responsible party pay for their fatal mistake. Burger Law’s team of accomplished Hermann, MO wrongful death lawyers and legal staff are prepared to handle every aspect of your case and argue to get a complete settlement for your family to recover.

The wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law have hundreds of accident victims and their families recover more than 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 file a claim, speak to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO today by calling us at 314-542-2222 or reaching us online. Our Hermann, 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 waste any time;reach out today.

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For Me?

The grief of losing a loved one can be immobilizing. Though when your family experiences the gut-wrenching tragedy of losing a loved on in an 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 Hermann, MO as soon as possible after your loved one's passing. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer working your case promptly, you will have trusted and experienced litigator in your corner who will invest their time, talents, and resources toward your claim and make sure that you use this chance to pay tribute to your loved one’s memory by making the responsibly party pay for their actions, provide support to your family in this difficult time, and keep others from befalling a similar tragedy in the future. You only have one opportunity to bring a wrongful death claim and you only have so long to file your claim according to state law, so it is important that you choose the right lawyer to represent you and your family right away.

It is a solemn honor to represent your grieving family in your wrongful death suit. As your Hermann, MO wrongful death attorney, your Burger Law lawyer recognizes the importance of serving you and your family by helping you see accountability and secure the finances to carry on in the memory of your loved one. As your Hermann, MO wrongful death attorney, we hold this position with honor and take an intimate approach in helping you and your family from beginning to end of your wrongful death case.

When you hire us as your wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO, we offer the following services for your wrongful death suit:

  • Provide you with guidance, support, and carefully weighed and presented legal counsel
  • Thoroughly investigate all details of your case
  • Track down and evaluate all relevant documents and other evidence that demonstrates of your loved one's death and proving liability
  • Calculate the actual value of your claim, consulting professionals like doctors who can provide testimony regarding the extent of the damages you and your deceased loved one have suffered
  • Handle every aspects of your case, including negotiating with the defense, proactively communicating with you, filing the proper paperwork, and all other case-related tasks
  • Negotiate with the defense to secure the highest possible settlement
  • Be ready and willing to successfully present your case in trial and demonstrate to the judge and jury 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 get the money your family needs to have a memorial service, not to mention continue to provide for and meet the needs of your family, your situation must meet the requirements of a wrongful death claim in your state.

To understand if you have a legitimate wrongful death claim, you need to:

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

    In Missouri, certain family members have preference over others to file a wrongful death suit. If available, the spouse, parents, children, or grandchildren must be the ones to file. If nobody from this first group is able to file, a sibling to the deceased can make a claim. When a wrongful death victim does not have any surviving relatives from either of the first two groups, a third party decided by the court may file. In Illinois, the court appoints a personal representative of the estate of the person who passed. This representative is named in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will approve the amount to go to every eligible family member in the suit. To find out definitively whether you are, according to state law, able to file the suit in your state, speak to a wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO right away.

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

    Missouri gives surviving family members a total of three from the date of their passing to file a suit. In Illinois you have only two years, or five years in violent, intentional acts. Two or three years can go by very quickly. This is why it is so paramount that you hire a Hermann, MO wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after losing your loved one.

  • Satisfy the requirements for proving negligence and fault in the wrongful death case.

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

    1. The defendant owed your loved one a duty to reasonably keep them safe
    2. The defendant failed that duty by something they did or did not do
    3. It was this breach of duty that led to your family member's death
    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 make the responsible party pay for their actions, honor the memory of your family member, and provide your family with the means to carry on with day-to-day life, file a wrongful death suit. In order to increase your chance of success in your Hermann, MO wrongful death claim and to determine whether you qualify to file a claim, reach out to the expert Hermann, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. We will help you make the most of your claim and get the damages you deserve. Though all the money in the world does not make up for your loss, winning a wrongful death suit in Hermann, MO is a powerful feat for many grieving families. Burger Law’s wrongful death attorneys in Hermann, MO recognize how important this is to you and we possess the legal acumen and dedication to look out for your family’s interests and get the best amount of compensation.

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

    Recovering Damages - Your Wrongful Death Attorney Hermann, MO

    Families of wrongful death victims are provided by law a way to collect damages and make the responsible party pay for their negligence. Damages to successful wrongful death claimants are typically awarded as financial compensation. The value of your case depends upon many details. As experienced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO will work tirelessly and apply his experience to factor the full value of damages to which you are entitled. Whether we are able to come to an agreeable settlement during the negotiation process, in mediation, or in an extensive jury trial, the Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO on your case will paint a vivid picture of the devastating pain—physical, emotional, and otherwise—this experience has caused you, your family, and your loved one before they passed.

    The total value of your case is determined by a combination of factors. Each damage is described as either economic or non-economic.

    Damages in your wrongful death claim may include:

    • Medical bills and treatments received prior to your loved one’s death
    • Final expenses, like funeral and a burial or cremation
    • The pain and suffering your family member experienced 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 father rearing two young children or an adult child caring for an elderly family member

    Due to the various damages that can play a role, the value of your wrongful death claim is a complex calculation. What was their life expectancy? Were they old and nearing the end of their natural life or were they a young person without a family or career? What roles did they fill for their family? Did they care for any minor or other dependants? Did their life end in a mere accident or an intentional act of violence? Did they suffer in pain for months or did they die immediately without suffering? All these questions and many more will be factored in when calculating the value of your claim.

    Wrongful Death Attorney Hermann, MO | Burger Law

    The wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO on your case should be accomplished in this area of law and have extensive experience and success in cases similar to yours. Burger Law’s wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to your family’s cause, exhausting all leads in negotiating your damages and proving the extent of how the defendant’s negligence caused the death of your loved one. It is time to hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO to lead the fight for you and your family and fight for the absolute compensation you are owed.

    Take the first step toward winning your family's wrongful death claim by contacting a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Hermann, MO today. Put our talent, experience, and commitment to use toward holding the negligent party accountable and collecting monetary damages to help your family carry on and keep the memory of your loved one alive. As your wrongful death attorneys, Burger Law views our role as your advisor and legal advocate very seriously and will not stop fighting until we secure a moment of peace for you and your family. Talk with one of our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or send us a message now.


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