Though no amount of money can truly compensate for a loved one’s death due to someone else’s wrongful act, Illinois courts provide survivors a mechanism to pursue some financial recovery for their loss.
Many types of negligent or reckless behavior can give rise to an action for wrongful death. Some common causes of wrongful death claims in Chicago include:
Wrongful death is caused by the negligent, reckless or careless act of another person or company. If the death of a relative was determined to be caused by the negligence of a third party, the surviving family members may have the right to recover compensation for their tragic loss. Our Chicago wrongful death lawyers can help.
If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, pursuing your legal rights may be the last thing on your mind. However, there are time limits for filing a lawsuit, and without one, you may be saddled with expenses you didn’t anticipate until it was too late. The unexpected passing of a loved one often leaves families with many financial stresses such as hospital bills, funeral and burial costs, not to mention the loss of the loved one’s income. You may be able to receive compensation for these expenses, your emotional distress, and your loved one’s lost income through the Illinois court system.
Muslin & Sandberg brings more than a decade of experience, determination and proven results to every bodily injury and wrongful death case we handle.
Please contact our wrongful death attorneys in Chicago at (312) 263-7249 to find out how we can help you.