When someone is killed because of careless, reckless or negligent actions of others there are grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. Whether inentional or unintentional, the responsibility falls on the person or business that caused the death. When this type of tragedy occurs the family of the person killed endures the immediate grief, and also long lasting suffering. The ongoing loss and suffering is certainly emotional, and often it is financial. We offer aggressive legal representation to fight for fair monetary compensation.
Reason #1: You could harm your ability to get a fair settlement. Chances are, the responsible party's insurance company or lawyers may try to contact you. DO NOT communicate with them until you have met with attorney Bobby Lormand. Any information you provide, comment you make, or answer you give could be twisted against you. Without the advice and representation of a lawyer you could make a horrible situation even worse.
Reason #2: You have a tight time deadline to file. In Louisiana a wrongful death lawsuit must be filed within one year of the date of death. It takes time to properly prepare and file a lawsuit of this nature. Additionally, as time elapses witnesses forget details, and thereby lose their credibility and value. This is especially crippling if your case goes to a jury trial.
In the state of Louisiana online certain family members are eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. The circumstances determine exactly who can file a wrongful death lawsuit. In order of succession, the people who may file a lawsuit are:
As your law firm we will represent you to fight for financial awards and monetary settlements to cover expenses including:
We can assist you in collecting money that is owed to you per the terms of your settlement. We provide this service at no extra charge.
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