Wrongful Death Claim Compensation Kansas City
There are a number of damages that can be awarded in wrongful death lawsuits. In most cases, both economic and non-economic damages may be awarded. Unlike the economic damages, which are easy to ascertain and calculate, the non-economic damages are more subjective. These are not tangible and are often the greatest losses, but they can be more difficult to prove. Some of the non-economic damages include trauma, stress, distress, pain, and suffering, among others.
As for the economic damages, these refer to expenses that have been incurred as a result of the negligent action of another. This may include medical expenses before death, funeral costs, loss of future income and so much more. The costs of counseling and guidance for the immediate family such as children and spouse to the deceased may also be included. There are also punitive damages, which are meant to punish the accused persons. Regardless of the circumstances, we’re professional lawyers who will fight your battles aggressively and ensure that your legal rights are protected.
Types of Wrongful Death Cases We Can Handle
Pospisil Swift is proud to be a legal firm that gives you personalized attention and will help you with the filing for wrongful death damage claims. Some of the common wrongful death cases include:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Defective products
- Nursing home abuse
- Premises liability cases
Besides the listed cases, there are also other intentional acts like murder and assault that may cause the death of a loved one. In such matters, there will be generally be a civil case and a separate criminal case. Our seasoned wrongful death lawyers will ensure that the responsible parties pay for their actions. If you have lost a loved one through an untimely death caused by the actions of another person, speak to our lawyers today.
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Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? Was that death caused by the wrongful act or negligence of another person? Contact our Kansas City wrongful death attorneys to help with the claims for damages.