Wrongful Death Attorney Old Mines, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Old Mines, MO. In the blink of an eye, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life by someone’s momentary lapse in judgment or simple carelessness, you must have a wrongful death lawyer as committed as you are to finding justice for your family and making the responsible party pay for their irreversibly destructive behavior. At Burger Law, we have a team of dedicated Old Mines, MO wrongful death lawyers who 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 represented hundreds of victims and worked to recover for them over 100 million dollars in damages. 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, speak to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, MO today by calling us at 314-542-2222 or reaching us online. Our Old Mines, 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;get started today.

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For You?

The loss of a loved one is deeply pailful. Though when your family experiences the gut-wrenching tragedy of losing a loved on in an accident, filing a legal claim may be one of the last things you want to think about, you need to contact a wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, MO as soon as possible after your loved one's passing. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer representing you as soon as possible, you will have trusted and experienced negotiator and trial lawyer 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, help your family through this challenging time, and keep others from befalling a similar fate in the future. The law only gives you 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 hire the right lawyer to work on behalf of you, your family, and your loved one’s memory as soon as possible.

The responsibility of representing your mourning family in the wrongful death of your loved one is one that should not be taken lightly. Your Old Mines, MO wrongful death attorney at Burger Law understands the significance of their role as your family fights to see accountability and obtain the means to move forward in the memory of your loved one. As your Old Mines, 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 claim.

As your wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, MO, we offer the following services for you as our client:

  • Off you advice, support, and carefully weighed and presented legal counsel
  • Thoroughly investigate all details of your case
  • Track down and evaluate any relevant documents and other evidence useful in painting a picture of your loved one's death and proving liability
  • Determine the actual value of your claim, speaking to medical professionals and other experts who can provide testimony regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one
  • Address every component of your case, such as negotiating with the defense, proactively communicating with you, filing all necessary documents, and any other tasks necessary to winning your case
  • Negotiate with the defense to secure the most complete possible settlement
  • 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

Do I Have a Wrongful Death Claim?

In order to be successful in your wrongful death claim and to receive the financial support required to take care of your loved one's final expenses and continue to meet the daily needs of your family, you must be seen as a rightful claimant in the eyes of the law.

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

  • Be one of the people, according to state laws, who is permitted to file a wrongful suit, depending on the state where the accident occured that look your loved one’s life.

    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. When a wrongful death victim does not have any surviving relatives from either of these categories, the court may appoint someone to file. Illinois civil law names 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 allocate and distribute amount that each living relative, spouse, or other next of kin is to receive from the settlement. To clarify whether you can file the suit in your state, contact a wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, MO as soon as possible.

  • File your Old Mines, 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 suit. In Illinois you have only two years in most cases, and five if the incident was intentional and violent. Two or three years is not much time at all. So it is critical that you hire a Old Mines, MO wrongful death attorney right away after losing your loved one.

  • Satisfy the requirements regarding fault and negligence 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 must be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant had a duty to your loved one to keep them safe from harm
    2. The defendant violated 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 plaintiff in the wrongful death case, you and your deceased family member 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. In order 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, you need to file a wrongful death suit. For the best chance of success in your Old Mines, MO wrongful death claim and to find out whether you can file a claim, reach out to the experienced Old Mines, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. Our expert team will help you make the most of the suit and get the compensation you deserve. Though all the money in the world does not make up for your loss, winning a wrongful death suit in Old Mines, MO is a significant step for many grieving families. Our Old Mines, MO wrongful death attorneys understand the importance of your suit and possess the legal skill and commitment to get your family the best outcome and obtain the best amount of compensation.

Our Old Mines, 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 Old Mines, MO

    Legally, families of wrongful death victims are given a way to collect damages and make the responsible party pay for their negligence. Damages to successful wrongful death claimants are typically awarded in the form of financial compensation. The amount of money awarded is dependent upon many conditions. As well-practiced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, MO will work relentlessly and lend his experience to factor the complete value of damages to which you are entitled. Regardless of whether we reach a settlement through the negotiation process, in mediation, or we have to fight for your family in a jury trial, the Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, 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.

    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.

    You may collect damages in your wrongful death suit for:

    • The decedent's medical bills and treatment costs prior to their death
    • Final expenses, like funeral and burial costs
    • The pain and suffering your family member experienced before passing away
    • 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 various damages that can play a role, 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 roles did they fill for their family? Did they care for any minor or other dependants? Did they lose their life in a mere accident or an overt violent act? Did they undergo extensive medical care and exist in pain or did they die immediately without suffering? All these questions and many more will be considered in determining the value of your claim.

    Wrongful Death Attorney Old Mines, MO | Burger Law

    You deserve a reputable Old Mines, MO wrongful death attorney who is prepared to negotiate and take your fight to trial and has won cases similar to yours. Burger Law’s wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to your family’s cause, exhausting all leads in calculating all damages from your case and proving the extent of the defendant's negligence in the accident leading to your loved one's death. Hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, MO to lead the fight for you and your family and fight for the full compensation you deserve.

    Give your family a chance to win your wrongful death suit by contacting a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Old Mines, 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 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 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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