“Wrongful death” refers to a death that occurs because of someone’s negligence, incompetence, carelessness, or failure to act. For example, when someone is crossing the street and is killed by a drunk driver, that is a wrongful death. The same label applies if a small child is struck down and killed by a reckless teen driver. The list goes on. In wrongful death situations, the loved ones of the departed victim can file wrongful death lawsuits on the departed’s behalf.
When hiring a wrongful death attorney, you need to understand how he or she can help you with the legal and emotional process of moving on. Some of the ways The Rousso Boumel Law Firm can help you include: