Wrongful Death

Kansas City Wrongful Death Attorney

Losing a loved one is always a painful experience, and that experience is made worse when the death was the result of negligent or intentional conduct. If the death was caused by the negligent actions of another person, the bereaved family should be compensated. Besides emotional loss and grief, there may be financial strife suffered if the deceased had dependents. Our Kansas City wrongful death attorneys at Pospisil Swift are experienced and will help you make claims for such damages. We also have a clear understanding of the statutes of limitations in Missouri and Kansas.

While no amount of money can make up for a lost life, financial compensation can address the harms and losses caused by the death. Our lawyers are skilled and experienced in wrongful death lawsuits and seeking appropriate compensation. With our attorneys in your corner, you can have confidence that the legal aspect of the loss is being handled. Whether it is an accident or any other form of a wrongful action by another party that causes death, we can help you.

By choosing us you will get a combination of knowledge, skills, and experience. Our lawyers are familiar with the typical settlements and verdicts in wrongful-death matters. Our compassionate attorneys will help you through these difficult times. Our mission is to ensure that your family gets justice and that every part of the claim is handled by our experienced lawyers.

Talk to one of our skilled and empathetic wrongful death lawyers and get started with the process of proving your claim. We are ready to review your case free of charge and we’ll give you straight forward feedback on your prospects.

Proving Wrongful Death Claims

It is important to note that not every lawyer is able to handle wrongful death cases. You should consider a lawyer who understands this practice area and our attorneys are the best for such matters. There are certain elements that must be proved in a wrongful death claim, namely:

  • Duty of care
  • Breach of duty
  • Causation
  • Damage

Before you can get compensation for a wrongful death claim there has to be sufficient evidence of the above elements. With the help of our skilled lawyers, you’ll be able to prove these claims. Our team is skilled and experienced in collecting the necessary evidence.

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.

Contact Us Today

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.