Wrongful Death Attorney Nashville, IL

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Wrongful Death Attorney Nashville, IL. Suddenly, your loved one is gone. When someone close to you dies because of a preventable accident, 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 irreversibly destructive behavior. The team of Nashville, IL wrongful death lawyers at Burger Law will handle every aspect of your case 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 more than 100 million dollars in damages. We represent even the most difficult cases that other law firms do not want to deal with. 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 Nashville, IL today by calling us at 314-542-2222 or sending us a message online. Our Nashville, IL 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;contact us today.

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Do I Need a Wrongful Death Attorney?

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 Nashville, IL as soon as you can after your loved one's passing. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer working your case as soon as possible, you will have trusted and experienced negotiator and trial lawyer in your corner who can get the most from your claim and will help you make the most out of your one 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 enduring a similar tragedy in the future. You only have one chance to bring a wrongful death claim and you only have so long to file your suit according to state law, so be sure to find 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 Nashville, IL wrongful death attorney, your Burger Law lawyer recognizes the importance of serving you and your family by helping you see accountability and secure the means to carry on in the memory of your loved one. As your Nashville, IL wrongful death attorney, we hold this position with honor and are sincerely committed to assisting you and your family in all aspects of your wrongful death suit.

As your wrongful death attorney in Nashville, IL, we will do the following for your wrongful death claim:

  • Off you guidance, support, and proven legal counsel
  • Perform extensive investigation into your case
  • Find and utilize any significant documents and other evidence useful in painting a picture of your loved one's death and proving responsibility
  • Determine the monetary value of your claim, turning to experts in medical and other fields 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 all necessary paperwork, and other administrative tasks
  • Negotiate with the defending party for the most complete possible compensation
  • Be able to take your case to trial and persuade a jury of your peers of the damages you and your family have suffered, if the defense does not agree to a satisfactory settlement prior to trial

Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

To see justice in your wrongful death claim and to receive the money you need to have a memorial service, not to mention continue to provide for and meet the needs of your family, you 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 is permitted to file a wrongful death claim, depending on the state where the 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 none are able to do so, a sibling may file. For wrongful death victims without any able family members from either of the first two groups, the court may appoint someone to file. In Illinois, the court selects 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 fraction of the settlement or judgment to go to every eligible family member in the suit. To clarify whether you are, according to state law, able to file the suit in your state, discuss your case with a wrongful death attorney in Nashville, IL as soon as possible.

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

    In Missouri you have a total of three from their death 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 is not much time at all. This is why it is so paramount that you speak to a Nashville, IL wrongful death attorney right away after the fatal accident occurs.

  • Meet all the requirements regarding fault and negligence 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. You must be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant owed your loved one a duty to keep them safe from harm
    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 have suffered damages as a result of the breach of duty

When losing a loved one, especially in a tragic, unnecessary, preventable accident, people experience a wide range of reactions. To hold the negligent party responsible for the gross misconduct, 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 Nashville, IL wrongful death claim and to understand whether you qualify to file a claim, count on the experienced Nashville, IL wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. Our expert team will help you make the most of the suit and get the damages you deserve. Though this is no replacement for your loss, success in a wrongful death suit in Nashville, IL is an important step for countless mourning families. Our Nashville, IL wrongful death attorneys understand how important this is to you and we possess the legal skill and dedication to get your family the best outcome and get the highest settlement possible.

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

    Wrongful Death Attorney Nashville, IL - Recovering Damages

    The law allows families of wrongful death victims a way to collect compensation and hold the responsible party accountable for their negligence. Damages to successful wrongful death claimants are typically awarded in the form of monetary compensation. The amount of money awarded is dependent upon many details. As knowledgeable wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Nashville, IL will work relentlessly and apply his knowledge to factor the complete value of damages to which you are entitled. Whether we reach an agreeable settlement during negotiation or mediation or in an extensive jury trial, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Nashville, IL will demonstrate how this tragic experience has affected you,, your family, and your loved one before they passed.

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

    Damages for which you can be compensated may include:

    • Medical bills and treatments received prior to your loved one’s death
    • Final costs, such as memorial services and a burial or cremation
    • The pain and suffering your family member experienced prior to their death
    • 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 a mother and the main caretaker of two young children or an adult child caring for an elderly family member

    Due to the various damages involved, your wrongful death case value depends on many factors. 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 care for any minor or other dependants? Did their life end in a mere accident or an overt violent act? Did they suffer extensively before their death or did they die shortly after the event took place? Many facts of the decedent’s family, lifestyle, and circumstances of the accident will be factored in when calculating your claim’s value.

    Wrongful Death Attorney Nashville, IL | Burger Law

    The wrongful death attorney in Nashville, IL on your case should be accomplished in this area of law and have extensive experience and success in cases like yours. The wrongful death lawyers of Burger Law are dedicated to your family’s cause, leaving no stone unturned in negotiating your damages and proving the extent of 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 Nashville, IL to lead the fight for you and your family and use our expertise to get the full compensation you to which you are entitled.

    Take the first step toward winning your family's wrongful death claim by speaking to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Nashville, IL today. Use our expertise, skill, and dedication toward holding the negligent party accountable and collecting monetary damages to 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 secure a moment of peace for you and your family. Talk with one of our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or message us now.


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