St. Louis Auto Accident Wrongful Death Lawyers
Pursue a Missouri Fatal Car Accident Claim with Page Law
Losing a loved one is a difficult experience. It can be particularly painful if you lost that loved one in an accident that was avoidable. If you’ve lost a spouse, partner, or family member in an auto accident due to the negligence of another driver, you may have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.
While no amount of money can bring back your loved one, a financial recovery can help with the devastation that follows. If you are considering filing a wrongful death claim, it is important to contact an experienced wrongful death attorney.
The St. Louis, MO offices of Page Law have represented grieving families for more than a decade. We take a compassionate, personal interest in your case and help you get through the road ahead.
Call us at (314) 322-8515 for a free consultation.
What is a Wrongful Death?
A wrongful death claim is a claim for money damages against another party – person, company, institution, etc. – whose careless or negligent actions caused a person’s death.
A wrongful death claim is a way for the victim’s relatives to recover money damages from the at-fault party for the loss of their loved one.
Who Has the Right to File a Wrongful Death Claim?
This depends on numerous factors, including which of the decedent’s relatives are alive. It’s important to discuss this with an experienced St Louis wrongful death attorney so your specific situation can be analyzed to determine the proper claimants. Possible claimants may be:
- Father or mother
- Grandchildren of any deceased children
- Nieces or nephews
- A plaintiff ad litem
What Kind of Damages Can I Claim?
Depending on the circumstances, the following damages may be able to be claimed:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering of the deceased before they died
- Property damage
- Loss of future income
- Loss of future benefits, such as retirement benefits and medical benefits
- Loss of duties the deceased performed, such as child care, household repairs, etc.
- Loss of companionship, consortium, affection, guidance, etc.
If you would like to discuss a possible wrongful death claim, call the St Louis personal injury lawyers at Page Law today. Our legal team has represented many wrongful death clients in Missouri for over a decade and we have recovered significant compensation on their behalf.
Call our offices to schedule a free consultation by calling (800) CAR-CRASH (800-227-2727).