Wrongful Death Attorney Town & Country, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Town & Country, MO. Suddenly, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life in an accident or careless act that could have been prevented, you and your family need 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 Town & Country, MO wrongful death lawyers who 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 more than 100 million dollars in damages. We take the tough cases which other law firms shy away from. If your family member lost their life in a preventable accident and you are ready to file a claim, speak to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO today by calling us at 314-542-2222 or reaching us online. Our Town & Country, 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 waste any time;contact us today.

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For Me?

The grief of losing a loved one can be immobilizing. 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 hire a wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO as soon as you can after your loved one's death. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer on your case promptly, you will have an advocate and knowledgeable litigator by your side who will invest their time, talents, and resources toward 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 in this challenging time, and protect others from befalling 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 claim according to state law, so it is important that you find the right lawyer to work on behalf of you and your family 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. As your Town & Country, MO wrongful death attorney, your Burger Law lawyer recognizes the weight 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 Town & Country, MO wrongful death attorney, we hold this responsibility in highest regard and take an intimate approach in helping you and your family in all aspects of your wrongful death claim.

When you hire us as your wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO, we offer the following services for you as our client:

  • Off you guidance, support, and sound legal counsel
  • Thoroughly investigate all details of your case
  • Obtain and evaluate any important documents and other evidence that demonstrates of your loved one's death and proving legal accountability
  • Determine the true and complete value of your claim, turning to medical professionals and other experts who can attest to the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one
  • Address all component of your case, such as communicating with the defense, keeping you updated, filing the proper documents, and any other tasks necessary to winning your case
  • Negotiate with the defending party for the best possible settlement
  • Be prepared to take your case to trial and persuade a jury of your peers of just how much you and your family have suffered, if a settlement is not reached before trial

Can I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

In order to be successful in your wrongful death claim and to get the compensation required to take care of your loved one's final expenses and continue to meet the daily needs of your family, your situation 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 death claim, based on the state where the 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 nobody from this first group is able to file, a sibling to the deceased can make a claim. For wrongful death victims without any able family members from either of these categories, you may have the court specially appoint a representative. In Illinois, the court appoints a personal representative of the estate of the person who passed. This person is the one addressed in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will allocate and distribute fraction of the settlement or judgment that each living relative, spouse, or other next of kin is to receive from the settlement. In order to make sure of whether you are, according to state law, able to file the suit in your state, talk to a wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO now.

  • File your Town & Country, MO wrongful death claim within Missouri or Illinois statute of limitations.

    In Missouri you have three years from their death to file a claim. 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 paramount that you contact a Town & Country, MO wrongful death attorney right away after the fatal accident occurs.

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

    For your loved one’s death to be considered a wrongful death in Missouri or Illinois, there are some facts that must be true. You must be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant had a duty to your loved one to reasonably keep them safe
    2. They failed that duty either through their action or inaction
    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

When losing a loved one, especially in a tragic, unnecessary, preventable accident, people experience a wide range of reactions. 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 carry on with day-to-day needs, you should file a wrongful death suit. In order to increase your chance of winning your Town & Country, MO wrongful death claim and to understand whether you qualify to file a claim, call upon the qualified Town & Country, MO wrongful death attorneys of Burger Law. With us on your side, you can make the most of your claim and get the financial compensation you deserve. Though all the money in the world does not make up for your loss, winning a wrongful death suit in Town & Country, MO is an important feat for many families dealing with loss. Our Town & Country, MO wrongful death attorneys understand the importance of your suit and have the legal skill and dedication to look out for your family’s interests and obtain the highest amount of compensation.

Our Town & Country, 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 Town & Country, MO - Recovering Damages

Families of wrongful death victims are provided by law a way to collect damages and make the responsible party pay for their actions. When you win your wrongful death case, you typically receive damages as monetary compensation. The value of your case relies upon many conditions. As well-practiced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death lawyer in Town & Country, MO will work relentlessly and lend his experience to figure the full value of your damages. Regardless of whether we are able to come to a settlement through negotiation or mediation or in an extensive jury trial, the Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO on your case will articulate how this tragic experience has affected you,, your family, and your loved one prior to their passing.

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 in your wrongful death claim may include:

  • Medical bills and treatments received prior to your loved one’s death
  • Final costs, like memorial services and burial costs
  • The pain and suffering your family member experienced 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 an adult child caring for an elderly family member

Due to the various damages involved, the value of your wrongful death claim 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? Did they lose their life in an accident or a willful violent act? Did they suffer extensively before their death 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 Town & Country, MO | Burger Law

You deserve a reputable Town & Country, MO wrongful death attorney who is prepared to negotiate and take your fight to trial and has won cases similar to yours. The wrongful death lawyers of Burger Law go the extra mile, leaving no stone unturned in calculating all damages from your case and showing the defendant's negligence in the accident leading to your loved one's death. Hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO to lead the fight for you and your family and fight for the absolute compensation you are owed.

Take the first step toward winning your family's wrongful death claim by contacting a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Town & Country, MO today. Put our talent, experience, and commitment to use toward holding the negligent party accountable and collecting monetary damages to help your family move forward and keep the memory of your loved one alive. The Burger Law wrongful death attorneys take our responsibility 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. Speak to our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or send us a message now.


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