St. Louis, Missouri Wrongful Death Attorney Lawyer
Wrongful Death | Accidental Death
No matter what the circumstances, the wrongful death of a loved one is a tragedy caused by someone else’s negligence or carelessness. This makes it even tougher on the family, who should be compensated for their loss. Hiring an experienced wrongful death lawyer is a step you must take to protect your rights.
Nothing can ever compensate you for the untimely death of a loved one. There is nothing that can replace their love and affection. When a family member dies in a tragic accident, you will want answers. At The Law Offices of Stephen J. Hoffmann in St. Louis, Missouri, we counsel families dealing with a wrongful death lawsuit and the sudden loss of a loved one.
Types of Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Varieties of accidents kill people and are both tragic and unexpected. An accident victim may have first suffered a catastrophic injury, then died later on. The attorneys at The Law Offices of Stephen J. Hoffmann represent families in wrongful death lawsuits throughout Missouri involving:
- Car Accidents
- Truck Accidents
- Motorcycle Accidents
- Drunk Driving Accidents
- Aviation Accidents
- Dangerous Products
- Premises Liability
- Medical Malpractice
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Other Wrongful Death Matters
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Damages
Our attorneys address the emotional and financial effect of a tragic loss on families. We look at the value of lost income, damage to the family as a group, and the emotional pain and suffering. Our efforts to discover the negligence behind the cause of a fatal accident involve working with investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and other specialists in engineering, manufacturing, forensics and medicine.
Monetary damages attempt to provide some level of justice in a wrongful death lawsuit. It does not serve to replace your loved one. Monetary settlements are common in these types of cases. Most lawsuits are settled before they go to trial. Damages paid by the responsible party often include pain and suffering of the victim, punitive damages for intentional or reckless conduct, losses in future earning capacity, and losses of consortium.
If you have suffered the loss of a family member due to negligence by individuals or businesses, you deserve justice and fair compensation for your loss.
All parties with liability-inducing insurance companies, healthcare providers and corporations-are accountable in a wrongful death lawsuit. While they may appear to have endless resources at their disposal, our wrongful death attorneys work with teams of experts and specialists to build a case using the latest technologies and available data on accident causes and affects. We know how to confidently prepare and present wrongful death cases that effectively convince a jury and judges to deliver favorable outcomes.
Do Not Delay – Contact Us Today
In order to protect evidence, and preserve your lawsuit, it is critical to begin investigating your case immediately. Evidence and witnesses can disappear. It is important to document the important information in your case soon after your wrongful death. You should not delay in contacting one of our attorneys at 314.729.0803. We will begin investigating your case immediately.
For more information about your case, and getting the money you deserve after the loss of a loved one, Contact Us at The Law Offices of Stephen J. Hoffmann.