Wrongful Death Attorney Wildwood, MO

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Wrongful Death Attorney Wildwood, MO. With one mistake or poor decision by someone else, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life by someone’s momentary lapse in judgment or simple carelessness, 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 Wildwood, MO wrongful death lawyers at Burger Law will handle your case from beginning to end 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 more than 100 million dollars in compensation. We take the tough cases that other law firms will not. If your family member lost their life in a preventable accident and you are ready to do something, talk to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Wildwood, MO today at 314-542-2222 or reaching us online. Our Wildwood, 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;get started today.

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What Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Do For Me?

Losing a loved one can be immobilizing. Though after your family member loses their life in a tragic 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 Wildwood, MO as soon as you can after your loved one's passing. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer representing you right away, 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 pay tribute to your loved one’s memory by making the responsibly party pay for their actions, provide support to your family through this challenging time, and protect others from being subject to a similar fate in the future. The law only gives you one opportunity to bring a wrongful death claim and you have a limited time to file your claim according to state law, so be sure to choose the right lawyer to fight for 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 Wildwood, MO wrongful death attorney, your Burger Law lawyer understands the importance of their role as your family fights to hold the negligent accountable and obtain the finances to move forward in the memory of your loved one. As your Wildwood, 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 suit.

Wehn we become your wrongful death attorney in Wildwood, MO, we will do the following for your wrongful death claim:

  • Provide you with advice, support, and sound legal counsel
  • Conduct an exhaustive investigation into your case
  • Find and utilize all important documents and other evidence that demonstrates of your loved one's death and proving liability
  • Calculate the complete value of your claim, turning to experts in medical and other fields who can provide testimony regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one
  • Handle every component of your case, including negotiating with the defense, proactively communicating with you, filing the proper documents, and other administrative tasks
  • Litigate with the defense to secure the highest possible settlement
  • Be able to take your case to trial and demonstrate to the judge and jury the extent that 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 financial support you need 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.

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

  • Be one of the people, according to state laws, who can file a wrongful death claim, depending 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. 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 the first two groups, you may have the court specially appoint a representative. Illinois civil law names a personal representative of the estate of the person who passed. This representative is addressed in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will approve the 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 Wildwood, MO today.

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

    In Missouri you have three years from their death to file a suit. In Illinois you have only two years, or five years in violent, intentional acts. Two or three years is not much time at all. So it is critical that you contact a Wildwood, MO wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after the fatal accident occurs.

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

    To qualify as a wrongful death case in Missouri or Illinois, certain facts must be true. You need to be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant owed your loved one a duty to reasonably keep them safe
    2. They breached 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 have experienced damages as a result of the breach of duty

You undoubtedly have experienced a number of overwhelming emotions about losing your loved one in a preventable accident. To hold the negligent party responsible for the gross misconduct, pay tribute to your loved one, and provide your family with the means to continue to take care of your day-to-day life, you need to file a wrongful death suit. In order to increase your chance of success in your Wildwood, MO wrongful death claim and to determine whether you qualify to file a claim, turn to the experienced Wildwood, 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. Money cannot replace your loved one, but, success in a wrongful death suit in Wildwood, MO is a powerful step for many grieving families. Burger Law’s wrongful death attorneys in Wildwood, MO recognize the importance of your suit and have the legal expertise and dedication to look out for your family’s interests and secure the best settlement possible.

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

How Your Wrongful Death Attorney Wildwood, MO Can Help Recover Damages

The law allows families of wrongful death victims 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 relies upon many variables. As experienced wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death lawyer in Wildwood, MO will work relentlessly and lend his knowledge to figure the full value of your damages. Whether we are able to come to an agreeable settlement during the negotiation process, in mediation, or we have to fight for your family in a jury trial, the Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Wildwood, 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 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.

You may collect damages in your wrongful death suit for:

  • The decedent's medical bills and treatment costs prior to their death
  • End of life expenses, such as memorial services and burial costs
  • The decedent's pain and suffering before passing away
  • 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 looking after an adult family member with disabilities

Because of the types of damages involved, your wrongful death case value is a complex calculation. What was their age and life expectancy? What services and support did they provide to their family? Did they have any dependents? Was the act that ended their life an accident or an intentional violent act? Did they undergo extensive medical care and exist in pain 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 the value of your claim.

Wrongful Death Attorney Wildwood, MO | Burger Law

You should hire a wrongful death attorney in Wildwood, MO who is a highly-skilled negotiator and trial lawyer with experience representing cases similar to yours. The wrongful death lawyers of Burger Law go the extra mile, exhausting all leads 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 Wildwood, MO to represent the interests of 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 suit by speaking to a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Wildwood, 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 pay tribute to your loved one’s memory. As your wrongful death attorneys, Burger Law views our responsibility as your advisor and advocate very seriously and will not rest until we win for you and your family. Discuss your case with our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or send us a message now.


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