Wrongful Death Attorney Winchester, IL

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Wrongful Death Attorney Winchester, IL. With one mistake or poor decision by someone else, your loved one is gone. When your loved one loses their life because of a preventable accident, 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 fatal mistake. The team of Winchester, IL wrongful death lawyers at Burger Law will handle your case from beginning to end and negotiate 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 damages. We represent even the most difficult cases that other law firms do not want to deal with. 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 Winchester, IL today at 314-542-2222 or reaching us online. Our Winchester, 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 wait to act;contact us 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, facing any paperwork or legal processes may be one of the last things you want to think about, you need to speak to a wrongful death attorney in Winchester, IL as soon as possible after your loved one's death. With an experienced wrongful death lawyer representing you quickly, you will have trusted and experienced litigator in your corner who can get the most from 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, help your family through this challenging time, and protect others from being subject to a similar tragedy 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 as stipulated by 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 Winchester, IL wrongful death attorney at Burger Law recognizes the importance 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 Winchester, 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.

When you hire us as your wrongful death attorney in Winchester, IL, we offer the following services for your wrongful death claim:

  • Provide you with advice, support, and proven legal counsel
  • Conduct an exhaustive investigation into your case
  • Track down and utilize any important documents and other evidence that demonstrates of your loved one's death and proving responsibility
  • Calculate the true and complete value of your claim, speaking to professionals like doctors who can provide testimony regarding the extent of the damages you and your deceased loved one have suffered
  • Take care of all aspects of your case, including communicating with the defense, keeping you updated, filing the proper paperwork, and any other tasks necessary to winning your case
  • Litigate with the defense to secure the most complete possible compensation
  • Be prepared to successfully present your case in trial and persuade a jury of your peers of just how much 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?

For the best chance at success in your wrongful death claim and to receive the money you need to take care of your loved one's final expenses and continue to meet the daily needs of your family, your situation must satisfy your state’s wrongful death suit requirements.

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

  • Be one of the people, according to state laws, who can file a wrongful death claim, depending on the state where 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. The next preference goes to siblings. When a wrongful death victim does not have any surviving relatives from either of the first two categories, a third party decided by the court may file. In Illinois, the court names a personal representative of the estate of the person who passed. This representative is named in the suit, but it is still ultimately up to the court to will allocate and distribute funds to go to every eligible family member in the suit. If you are unsure whether you can file the suit in your state, speak to a wrongful death attorney in Winchester, IL as soon as possible.

  • File your Winchester, IL 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 two years, or five years in violent, intentional acts. Realistically, two or three years is not much time at all. This is why it is so critical that you hire a Winchester, IL wrongful death attorney right away after the death of your loved one.

  • Meet all the requirements for proving negligence and fault for a 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. In your case, you must be able to prove that:

    1. The defendant had a duty to your loved one to keep them safe
    2. The defendant breached that duty either through their action or inaction
    3. It was this breach of duty that caused the death of your family member
    4. As the plaintiff in the wrongful death case, 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. To make the responsible party pay for their actions, honor the memory of your family member, and obtain the financial means your family needs to carry on with day-to-day life, you should file a wrongful death suit. For the best chance of success in your Winchester, IL wrongful death claim and to understand whether you qualify to file a claim, count on the qualified Winchester, IL 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 this is no replacement for your loss, winning a wrongful death suit in Winchester, IL is an important step for countless grieving families. Our wrongful death attorneys in Winchester, IL understand how important this is to you and we have the legal expertise and dedication to get your family the best outcome and negotiate the highest amount of compensation.

Our Winchester, IL 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 Winchester, IL Can Help Recover Damages

    The law allows families of wrongful death victims a way to collect compensation and hold the responsible party accountable for their fatal negligence. When you win your wrongful death case, you typically receive damages in the form of monetary compensation. The value of your case relies upon many details. As knowledgeable wrongful death attorneys, your Burger Law wrongful death lawyer in Winchester, IL will work tirelessly and lend his knowledge to figure the full value of your damages. Regardless of whether we are able to come to a 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 Winchester, IL on your case will demonstrate 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.

    There are a number of damages you may collect on, such as:

    • The decedent's medical bills and treatment costs prior to their death
    • End of life costs, like memorial services and a burial or cremation
    • The pain and suffering your family member experienced 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 their minor children or an adult child caring for an elderly family member

    Because of 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 roles did they fill for their family? Did they care for any minor or other dependants? Did they lose their life in an 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 Winchester, IL | Burger Law

    The wrongful death attorney in Winchester, 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, exhausting all leads in negotiating your damages and showing how the defendant’s negligence caused the death of your loved one. Hire a Burger Law wrongful death attorney in Winchester, IL to lead the fight for you and your family and use our expertise to get the absolute 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 Winchester, IL 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. As your wrongful death attorneys, Burger Law views our responsibility as your personal counsel and advocate very seriously and will not stop fighting until we secure a moment of peace for you and your family. Speak to one of our wrongful death attorneys today at 314-542-2222 or send us a message now.


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