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Delta Wrongful Death Lawyer

The unexpected loss of a close family member is devastating. In addition to the grief, this can also create severe financial hardships for the surviving family members. If you or your children relied financially on your deceased loved one, it could suddenly become very difficult to make ends meet.

There are other financial complications related to an untimely death, as well. They include the cost of final medical treatments, as well as any funeral or burial expenses. Thankfully, there is an outlet to recover these damages– from the person who is responsible. With the help of our Preszler team of Delta wrongful death lawyers, you could pursue both compensation and justice from the at-fault party.

We take pride in our role as compassionate advocates for our community in Delta. If you are ready to take the first step in your wrongful death claim, contact a personal injury lawyer right away.

Defining a wrongful death claim

Before you can pursue a wrongful death lawsuit, you must understand the definition. This is a civil case; the only potential remedy is a financial award against the person responsible. Typically, a wrongful death law firm brings these claims on behalf of any surviving relatives.

These claims differ from criminal prosecution. In a criminal case, a prosecutor will bring charges on behalf of the province. In a wrongful death case, these criminal charges could include manslaughter or even murder. The potential result of a criminal case includes jail time and fines. These two types of cases are entirely independent of each other. However, both cases can proceed at the same time.

Prevailing in a civil case will require your wrongful death lawyer to demonstrate that the defendant negligently caused the death of your loved one. This could involve demonstrating that the defendant made a careless, reckless, or intentional choice, which resulted in death. By prevailing at trial, your lawyer could secure your potential award of damages.

Damages in a wrongful death claim

The prospective damages in a wrongful death claim differ from one case to another. In some cases, the largest expenses will involve the cost of your loved one’s final injury or illness. In others, it could relate to the lost income now facing your family. Other potential damages could include compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering.

Reach out to a Delta wrongful death lawyer right away

Our firm understands the gravity of a wrongful death claim, and we treat every client with compassion and respect. For many of them, this is the worst circumstance of their lives. We understand the challenges and will work tirelessly to move a claim forward without disrupting the lives of our clients. If you have questions about our process, we are always ready to talk. Do not hesitate to contact Preszler Injury Lawyers for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

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