Wrongful Death Attorney Louisiana, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Louisiana, MO. With one mistake or poor decision by someone else, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life in a moment of recklessness or carelessness that did not have to happen, you must have a wrongful death lawyer you can trust and count on to fight for justice for your family and make the negligent party pay for their irreversibly destructive behavior. At Burger Law, we have a team of dedicated Louisiana, MO wrongful death lawyers who will handle every aspect of your case and argue to get a complete financial recovery for you and your family.

Burger Law’s wrongful death attorneys have hundreds of accident victims and their families recover over 100 million dollars in compensation. We represent even the most difficult cases which other law firms shy away from. If your family member was killed in a preventable accident and you are ready to hold the negligent party accountable, talk to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO today at 314-542-2222 or sending us a message online. Our Louisiana, 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 put it off;reach out now.

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For You?

The grief of losing a loved one is always difficult. Though when your family experiences the gut-wrenching tragedy of losing a loved on in an accident, filing a legal claim is likely one of the last things you want to think about, it is important that you contact a wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO right away 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 hold the responsible party accountable as a way to honor your loved one, provide support to your family in this difficult time, and keep others from enduring a similar tragedy in the future. The law only gives you one chance to bring a wrongful death claim and you have a limited time to file your claim according to state law, so be sure to hire the right lawyer to represent 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. As your Louisiana, MO wrongful death attorney, your Burger Law lawyer recognizes the importance of their role as your family fights to see accountability and secure the finances to carry on in the memory of your loved one. As your Louisiana, MO wrongful death attorney, we take our responsibility seriously and take an intimate approach in helping you and your family from beginning to end of your wrongful death claim.

As your wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO, we will perform the following services for your wrongful death claim:

  • Provide you with advice, support, and sound legal counsel
  • Perform extensive investigation into your case
  • Track down and evaluate any relevant paperwork, documents, and other evidence explaining the circumstances of your loved one's death and proving responsibility
  • Calculate the true and complete value of your claim, using the knowledge of professionals like doctors who can provide testimony regarding how significantly the accident has and will continue to affect you and your loved ones
  • Address every aspects of your case, such as negotiating with the defense, proactively communicating with you, filing the proper documents, and other administrative tasks
  • Negotiate with the defending party to secure the best possible sum for your damages
  • Be prepared to successfully present your case in trial and demonstrate to the judge and jury just how much you and your family have suffered, if a settlement is not reached before trial

Do I Have a Wrongful Death Claim?

In order to be successful in your wrongful death claim and to receive the money you need 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.

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

  • Be one of the people, according to state laws, who is permitted to file a wrongful suit, based on the state where your loved one was fatally injured.

    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. The next preference goes to siblings. For wrongful death victims without any able family members from either of these 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 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. To find out definitively whether you are, according to state law, able to file the suit in your state, talk to a wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO right away.

  • Get your Louisiana, MO wrongful death claim filed in Missouri or Illinois court within the statute of limitations, or deadline.

    In Missouri you have three years from the date of their passing to file a claim. In Illinois you have only two years in most cases, and five in violent, intentional acts. Two or three years can go by very quickly. As such, critical that you speak to a Louisiana, MO wrongful death attorney right away after the death of your loved one.

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

    For the death of your loved one to be eligible for a wrongful death suit in Missouri or Illinois, there are some facts that 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 keep them safe from harm
    2. The defendant breached that duty by something they did or did not do
    3. It was this breach that caused your loved one to lose their life
    4. As the person filling the wrongful death suit, you and your deceased family member have suffered damages due to the event of your loved one's death

You undoubtedly have experienced a number of overwhelming emotions about losing your loved one in a preventable accident. In order to make the responsible party pay for their actions, pay tribute to your loved one, and provide your family with the means to continue to take care of your day-to-day needs, you should file a wrongful death suit. In order to increase your chance of winning your Louisiana, MO wrongful death claim and to determine whether you can file a claim, call upon the experienced Louisiana, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. Our expert team will help you make the most of your claim and get the financial compensation you deserve. Though this is no replacement for your loss, winning a wrongful death suit in Louisiana, MO is a powerful feat for countless grieving families. Burger Law’s Louisiana, MO wrongful death attorneys grasp how important this is to you and we possess the legal expertise and dedication to look out for your family’s interests and get the highest settlement possible.

Our Louisiana, 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 Louisiana, MO

    Legally, families of wrongful death victims are given a way to collect damages and make the person responsible pay for their fatal actions. Damages to successful wrongful death claimants are typically awarded in the form of financial compensation. The value of your case relies upon many conditions. As knowledgeable wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO will work relentlessly and lend his knowledge to figure the full value of damages to which you are entitled. Whether we are able to come to a settlement during the negotiation process, in mediation, or we have to fight for your family in a jury trial, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO will depict the devastating pain—physical, emotional, and otherwise—this experience has caused you, your family, and your loved one before they passed.

    There are a variety of different damages that add up to the full value of your case. Each damage is described as either economic or non-economic.

    Damages for which you can be compensated may include:

    • The decedent's medical bills and treatment costs prior to their death
    • Final expenses, like funeral 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

    Because of the types of damages that can play a role, your wrongful death case value can be difficult to determine and understand. What was their age and life expectancy? What roles did they fill for their family? Did they have any dependents? Was the act that ended their life an accident or an overt 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 taken into consideration to determine your claim’s value.

    Wrongful Death Attorney Louisiana, MO | Burger Law

    The wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, 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 go the extra mile, exhausting all leads in negotiating your damages and showing how the defendant’s negligence caused your loved one's death. It is time to hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO to represent the interests of you and your family and fight for the absolute compensation you are owed.

    Take the first step toward winning your family's wrongful death case by contacting a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Louisiana, MO today. Let us put our extensive skill, knowledge, and dedication 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 commitment as your personal counsel and legal advocate very seriously and will not stop fighting until we win for you and your family. Talk with our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or message us now.


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