The loss of a loved one is a difficult time for the family members and friends of the deceased. It can be challenging to picture life without that person, especially when he or she was suddenly and selfishly taken away by the negligence of another. Fatal accidents are unpredictable and could impact people of any age. Thus, it is important to understand your rights as a surviving family member when it comes to holding a negligent party responsible.
It is an emotional event to process, and some find it nearly impossible to return to their normal life following a tragic accident. At Lewis, Lewis & Ferraro, L.L.C., our experienced attorneys understand the sensitivity of these matters. Therefore, we are dedicated to guiding individuals in the Hartford area through a wrongful death claim.
Whether it was an automobile collision, pedestrian accident, motorcycle accident, truck crash or work incident, it is important to understand the cause of the fatal accident that took the life of a loved one. Our skilled attorneys are well versed in civil litigation, and we are prepared to take the steps required to uncover necessary evidence. By conducting a detailed investigation, looking for witness accounts and utilizing expert witnesses, we are able to paint a clear picture of what happened. This also helps us establish cause and liability, which helps our clients with an optimal result in their action.
Nothing can be done to undo the tragedy in a fatal accident. However, a wrongful death suit could help offset the damages suffered as a result of the incident. This civil action could help loved ones recover compensation for lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, loss of companionship and other related damages.
To learn more, check out our law firm's wrongful death website. While it might be a difficult time for you, it is important to not let the loss of a loved one interfere with your ability to protect your rights. Thus, it is imperative that family member timely understand their rights and options in the matter.