Wrongful Death Attorney Ralls County, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Ralls County, MO. With one mistake or poor decision by someone else, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life in an accident or careless act that could have been prevented, you must have an experienced 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. Burger Law’s team of accomplished Ralls County, MO wrongful death lawyers and legal staff will handle every aspect of your case and argue to get a complete financial recovery for you and your family.

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 take the tough cases that other law firms will not. If you have lost a loved one in a preventable accident and you are ready to take action, speak to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Ralls County, MO today at 314-542-2222 or sending us a message online. Our Ralls County, 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 today.

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For Me?

The loss of 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 the last thing on your mind, it is important that you contact a wrongful death attorney in Ralls County, MO right away after your loved one's death. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer working your case promptly, you will have trusted and experienced negotiator and trial lawyer by your side 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 through this difficult time, and protect others from enduring a similar tragedy in the future. You only have one opportunity to collect damages in a wrongful death case and you have a limited time to file your suit according to state law, so be sure to find the right lawyer to work on behalf of you, your family, and your loved one’s memory as soon as possible.

It is a solemn honor to represent your grieving family in your wrongful death suit. As your Ralls County, MO wrongful death attorney, your Burger Law lawyer recognizes the significance of their role as your family fights to hold the negligent accountable and secure the finances to move forward in the memory of your loved one. As your Ralls County, MO wrongful death attorney, we take our responsibility seriously and are sincerely committed to assisting you and your family in all aspects of your wrongful death claim.

As your wrongful death attorney in Ralls County, MO, we will perform the following services for your wrongful death suit:

  • Off you guidance, support, and carefully weighed and presented legal counsel
  • Thoroughly investigate all details of your case
  • Find and utilize all relevant documents and other evidence explaining the circumstances of your loved one's death and proving liability
  • Determine the complete value of your claim, using the knowledge of medical professionals and other experts who can provide testimony regarding the extent of the damages you and your deceased loved one have suffered
  • Handle all aspects of your case, such as communicating with the defense, keeping you updated, filing the proper documents, and other administrative tasks
  • Litigate with the defense to secure the most complete possible sum for your damages
  • Be ready and willing to take your case to trial and show the court the extent that you and your family have suffered, in the event that a favorable settlement is not reached before trial

Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

To see justice in your wrongful death claim and to get the compensation required to take care of your loved one's final expenses, 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.

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

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

    Missouri law gives certain types of family members priority in filing 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. When a wrongful death victim does not have any surviving relatives from either of the first two categories, you may have the court specially appoint a representative. Illinois civil law names one person who acts as the representative to the beneficiaries. This person is the one named in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will approve the funds to go to every eligible family member in the suit. To find out definitively whether you can file the suit in your state, speak to a wrongful death attorney in Ralls County, MO today.

  • Get your Ralls County, MO 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 the date of their passing to file a claim. Illinois gives you only two years, or five years in violent, intentional acts. Realistically, two or three years can go by very quickly. This is why it is so essential that you contact a Ralls County, MO wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after losing your loved one.

  • Meet all the requirements regarding fault and negligence for a wrongful death case.

    To qualify as a wrongful death case in Missouri or Illinois, there are some facts that must be true. In your case, you must be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant owed your loved one a duty to reasonably keep them safe
    2. They violated that duty through their behavior
    3. It was this breach of duty that caused the death of your family member
    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, honor the memory of your family member, and provide your family with the means to continue to take care of your day-to-day needs, file a wrongful death suit. In order to increase your chance of winning your Ralls County, MO wrongful death claim and to understand whether you qualify to file a claim, call upon the expert Ralls County, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. We will help you make the most of the suit and get the compensation you deserve. Though this is no replacement for your loss, success in a wrongful death suit in Ralls County, MO is an important step for countless families dealing with loss. Burger Law’s Ralls County, MO wrongful death attorneys recognize the importance of your suit and possess the legal expertise and commitment to stand up to the responsible party and secure the highest settlement possible.

Our Ralls County, MO 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 Ralls County, MO - Recovering Damages

    The law allows families of wrongful death victims a way to collect damages and make the responsible party pay for their negligence. When you win your wrongful death case, you typically receive damages in the form of financial compensation. The value of your case depends upon many factors. As well-practiced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death lawyer in Ralls County, MO will work relentlessly and apply his knowledge to demonstrate the complete value of your damages. Whether we reach 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 Ralls County, MO will demonstrate how this tragic experience has affected you,, your family, and your loved one before passing away.

    The value of your case is determined by a number of factors. The damages you can collect are considered 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
    • End of life costs, such as memorial services and burial costs
    • The decedent's pain and suffering 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 a mother and the main caretaker of two young children or an adult child caring for an elderly family member

    Because of the various damages involved, your wrongful death case value 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 their life end in a mere accident or a willful act of violence? Did they suffer extensively before their death or did they die immediately without suffering? All these questions and many more will be factored in when calculating your claim’s value.

    Wrongful Death Attorney Ralls County, MO | Burger Law

    You deserve a reputable Ralls County, 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 proving the extent of how the defendant’s negligence caused your loved one's death. It is time to hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Ralls County, MO to lead the fight for you and your family and fight for the absolute compensation you deserve.

    Take the first step toward winning your family's wrongful death claim by reaching out to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Ralls County, MO today. Use our expertise, skill, 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 role as your personal counsel and legal advocate very seriously and will not stop fighting until we win 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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