Wrongful death occurs anytime a person dies in a situation where they would have been entitled to pursue a personal injury claim had they survived the accident or injury. Injuries and accident situations include willful misconduct, negligence, dangerous work conditions or premises and deaths resulting from malfunctioning products. Other examples of fatal injuries for wrongful death claims include; vehicle, truck, motorcycle, choking, nursing home negligence, work-related accidents, defective products, slip and falls at dangerous premises and medical malpractice.
At Tinley, Renehan & Dost, LLP, our wrongful death attorney has significant experience handling wrongful death lawsuits for clients across the Waterbury, Cheshire, Watertown, CT area and throughout the state of Connecticut. Since 1990, our personal injury attorney has handled every case with care and attention to detail, perusing maximum compensation for our clients’ losses. To begin the process, please feel free to give us a call and schedule a consultation.
If you suspect that a loved one has passed away due to the negligence or mistreatment of another party, you might have grounds to file a wrongful death claim. Our attorney will help you through the process. You must prove four essential items:
If you suspect a breach of duty of care, contact our wrongful death attorney. We will review your evidence and begin building your case.
Many wrongful death cases result in severe brain or spinal cord injuries. Serious collisions, falling from a ladder and other significant injuries have catastrophic consequences. Injury related deaths are often a result of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). At Tinley, Renehan & Dost, we have experience in helping clients recover compensation for accidents and injuries resulting in deaths from brain and spinal cord injuries.
In handling wrongful death cases, an attorney must assess the damages to both deceased, the spouse and next of kin, both in the short and long-term. In order to do this, we consult with leading experts in medicine, economics, life-care planning and other fields who help us determine the ongoing needs of our client. This thorough approach allows us to pursue full and fair compensation for our client’s needs, for today and far into the future.
Wrongful death claims are extremely complex in the state of Connecticut and family members that are interested in pursuing compensation are highly encouraged to seek legal representation. Without an experienced attorney, you and your family are likely to receive far less than you are owed. If you settle with an insurance company, you may barred from ever pursuing any additional claims in the future.
To schedule a free consultation with a Waterbury wrongful death attorney, contact us today at 203.596.9030 or online.