Understanding Your Legal Options
When considering your options for filing a wrongful death lawsuit against an individual or an organization, there are different factors to keep in mind. According to Louisiana state law, there is a window of one year allowed for a surviving family member to file a wrongful death claim. This window of time begins on the date of the decedent’s death.
As a part of the wrongful death claim, the plaintiff may seek financial compensation for both economic and non-economic damages. These classifications of damages are defined as follows:
- Economic Damages - Lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, etc.
- Non-Economic Damages - Pain, suffering, loss of emotional support, etc.
As an experienced wrongful death attorney, I will be able to review the details of your loved one’s death, explain the legal options available to you, and lead you through the process of your claim step by step. You are already in the midst of a difficult time due to the death of a family member. Adding financial complications arising from their death will only increase your burden. I can help you pursue compensation to help offset these financial concerns.
Why You Need an Attorney
It is important that you do not attempt to deal with the party responsible for your family member’s untimely death without the assistance of a professional wrongful death attorney to lead the way. Your life has been turned upside down, and you may be left with outstanding medical costs, funeral or burial bills, and other stressful financial considerations resulting from the death of your loved one. You owe it to your lost loved one, to your family, and to yourself to utilize the knowledge and insight of a wrongful death attorney to put together an effective claim that will put you in a strong position to pursue a favorable outcome. With my understanding of wrongful death cases here in the Monroe, Louisiana area, you can be confident that your case will receive the attention and care it requires.