Wrongful Death Attorney Imperial, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Imperial, MO. Suddenly, your loved one is gone. When someone close to you dies because of a preventable accident, it is important to find an experienced wrongful death lawyer you can trust and count on to fight for justice for your family and make the responsible party pay for their irreversibly destructive behavior. The team of Imperial, MO wrongful death lawyers at Burger Law will handle every aspect of your case and argue to get a complete settlement for your family to recover.

Burger Law’s wrongful death attorneys have hundreds of accident victims and their families recover over 100 million dollars in compensation. We take the tough cases which other law firms shy away from. If you have lost a loved one in a preventable accident and you are ready to hold the negligent party accountable, speak to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO today at 314-542-2222 or reaching us online. Our Imperial, 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 take action;contact us now.

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Do I Need a Wrongful Death Attorney?

The loss of a loved one is deeply pailful. Though after your family member loses their life in a tragic accident, filing a legal claim may be one of the last things you want to think about, you need to speak to a wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO as soon as you can after your loved one's passing. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer working your case quickly, you will have an advocate and knowledgeable negotiator and trial lawyer on your side who can get the most from your claim and will help you make the most out of your one chance to hold the responsible party accountable as a way to honor your loved one, provide support to your family through this challenging 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 as stipulated by state law, so be sure to hire the right lawyer to work on behalf of you, your family, and your loved one’s memory 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 Imperial, MO wrongful death attorney at Burger Law recognizes the significance of their role as your family fights to see accountability and secure the means to carry on in the memory of your loved one. As your Imperial, MO wrongful death attorney, we take our responsibility seriously and are sincerely committed to assisting you and your family from beginning to end of your wrongful death suit.

Wehn we become your wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO, we will perform the following services for your wrongful death claim:

  • Provide you with guidance, support, and sound legal counsel
  • Perform extensive investigation into your case
  • Obtain and utilize all significant documents and other evidence useful in painting a picture of your loved one's death and proving legal accountability
  • Calculate the actual value of your claim, consulting medical professionals and other experts who can attest to the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one
  • Take care of all aspects of your case, including communicating with the defense, keeping you updated, filing the proper documents, and all other case-related tasks
  • Litigate with the defending party for the best possible sum for your damages
  • Be prepared to take your case to trial and demonstrate to the judge and jury the extent that you and your family have suffered, if the defense does not agree to a satisfactory settlement prior to trial

What are the Requirements of a Wrongful Death Claim?

To see justice in your wrongful death claim and to get the compensation your family needs to have a memorial service and continue to meet the daily needs of your family, you must satisfy your state’s wrongful death suit requirements.

When determining whether or not you should file a wrongful death claim, you should wrongful death claim, you need to:

  • Meet Missouri or Illinois laws on who can file a wrongful death claim, depending on where or what state the accident took place.

    In Missouri, certain family members have preference over others to file 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. When a wrongful death victim does not have any surviving relatives from either of these 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 person is the one named in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will approve the funds that each living relative, spouse, or other next of kin is to receive from the settlement. If you are unsure whether you are legally able to file the suit in your state, contact a wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO today.

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

    In Missouri you have three years from the date of their passing to file a claim. Illinois gives you two years, or five years in violent, intentional acts. Two or three years is not much time at all. This is why it is so paramount that you contact a Imperial, MO wrongful death attorney right away after losing your loved one.

  • Meet all the requirements regarding fault and negligence 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. In your case, you must be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant owed your loved one a duty to keep them safe from harm
    2. They violated that duty by something they did or did not do
    3. It was this breach 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 make the responsible party pay for their actions, pay tribute to your loved one, and obtain the financial means your family needs to continue to take care of your day-to-day needs, you need to file a wrongful death suit. For the best chance of winning your Imperial, MO wrongful death claim and to understand whether you qualify to file a claim, reach out to the expert Imperial, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. With us on your side, you can make the most of the suit and get the compensation you deserve. Money cannot replace your loved one, but, success in a wrongful death suit in Imperial, MO is a significant step for many families dealing with loss. Our wrongful death attorneys in Imperial, MO grasp the importance of your suit and have the legal acumen and commitment to get your family the best outcome and obtain the highest settlement possible.

Our Imperial, 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 Imperial, MO

    Legally, families of wrongful death victims are given a way to collect compensation and make the person responsible pay for their fatal actions. Damages to successful wrongful death claimants are typically awarded as monetary compensation. The amount of money awarded is reliant upon many variables. As well-practiced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death lawyer in Imperial, MO will work relentlessly and apply his experience to figure the complete value of damages to which you are entitled. Regardless of whether we are able to come to an agreeable settlement during the negotiation process, in mediation, or we have to fight for your family in a jury trial, the Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO on your case will demonstrate the devastating pain—physical, emotional, and otherwise—this experience has caused you, your family, and your loved one prior to their passing.

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

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

    • The decedent's medical bills and treatment costs prior to their death
    • End of life costs, like funeral and a burial or cremation
    • The pain and suffering your family member experienced before passing away
    • You and your family’s 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 their minor children or an adult child caring for an elderly family member

    Because of the types of damages involved, the value of your wrongful death claim can be difficult to determine and understand. 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 services and support did they provide to their family? Did they have any dependents? Did they lose their life in an accident or an intentional violent act? Did they suffer in pain for months or did they die immediately without suffering? All these questions and many more will be taken into consideration to determine the value of your claim.

    Wrongful Death Attorney Imperial, MO | Burger Law

    You deserve a reputable Imperial, MO wrongful death attorney who is prepared to negotiate and take your fight to trial and has won cases like yours. Burger Law’s wrongful death lawyers go the extra mile, exhausting all leads in negotiating your damages and showing the defendant's negligence in the accident leading to your loved one's death. It is time to hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO to represent the interests of you and your family and use our expertise to get the complete compensation you to which you are entitled.

    Put your family on track to win your wrongful death claim by contacting a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Imperial, MO today. Put our talent, experience, and commitment to use toward winning your case, allowing your family to make the negligent party pay and collect the money that will help your family carry on and pay tribute to your loved one’s memory. As your wrongful death attorneys, Burger Law views our commitment as your advisor and legal advocate very seriously and will not rest until we win for you and your family. Speak to one of our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or message us now.


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