Indianapolis Wrongful Death Attorney
If someone close to you has died due to the carelessness, recklessness, or other negligence of another, their next of kin may have a claim for wrongful death. These claims are often brought under the Indiana Wrongful Death Act, which both provides specific elements of recovery and also limits recoveries in certain situations. It is important to understand your rights under these laws; the wrongful death lawyers at Pavlack law have the experience and depth of knowledge to help you.
Nothing can ever alleviate the pain and grief of loss. But aside from the personal loss and emotional pain, a sudden death often leaves a financial loss as well. Even if the deceased person was not a breadwinner, they often leave medical bills, funeral and burial expenses, and other financial obligations. A wrongful death claim can help families pay for these monetary burdens.
Talk to a Experienced Lawyer Before You Settle
Insurance companies recognize that families who lose loved ones are often entitled to substantial compensation. They often attempt contact families when they’ve experienced a loss to try to get them to settle without hiring a wrongful death lawyer. They may sound compassionate and helpful, but remember that they are not on your side. Experience and statistics consistently show that settling without a lawyer results in a lower financial recovery.
An experienced wrongful death attorney can help you understand if you have a case and, if so, what it’s potentially worth. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal auto accident or other tragedy, talk with an Indianapolis wrongful death attorney at Pavlack Law by calling (317) 251-1100 or filling out the case evaluation form below.