Potential Damages in Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Personal injury lawsuits typically seek compensation for the medical expenses associated with an accident, while also sometimes covering any pain, suffering, or lost wages. This is no different for wrongful death cases. In the event of a wrongful death, the victims are usually left with devastating emotional and financial burdens from grieving the loss of the loved one and having to endure the loss of the income and other forms of support previously provided by the deceased.
At LaMarca Law Group, P.C., our experienced Des Moines wrongful death attorneys understand the stress and difficulty losing a loved one can engender and will use our considerable resources and legal skill to help you recover the compensation you may be due while you take the time you need to grieve with your family. Call today at (515) 225-2600 to learn more about your legal options and how an attorney can help.
Forms of Compensation
The finality of death often leaves large emotional and financial gaps for a family. One of the positives in this type of situation is the possibility of a skilled attorney helping you recover compensation. The following are a few examples of the types of damages that a wrongful death attorney may pursue:
- Direct damages associated with the accident, medical expenses, and funeral
- Lost future income
- The loss of future services provided by the deceased
- Loss of consortium, or pain and suffering associated with a loss of companionship
- Punitive damages for civil negligence
Obtaining compensation for these and other expenses or losses can prevent your family from being additionally burdened by finances during your time of grief.
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another party, our knowledgeable Des Moines wrongful death lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., P.C, will work diligently to seek justice for you and your family. To learn more about how you can recover compensation for your losses, call today at (515) 225-2600.