Minneapolis personal injury lawyers Walker Law Office, P.A. is a firm dedicated to helping people who have been injured in an accident. We have helped thousands of people recover millions in compensation and restored their faith in the human race. Our attorneys are in the top 5% of Super Lawyers in both Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine and Law & Politics.
Wrongful Death Categories
Wrongful Death is a legal term that refers to situations in which someone is killed through the negligent behavior of someone else. Wrongful death claims can arise out of:
- Auto Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Defective Product Liability
Under Minnesota law, the surviving family of the decedent is allowed to make claims for their losses due to another’s negligence. Minnesota law requires that a trustee be appointed for the heirs prior to a wrongful death lawsuit being commenced. If you suspect the death of a loved one was due to misconduct or negligence, it is important to contact an experienced attorney immediately. Critical evidence needs to be secured.
Compensation for Minnesota Wrongful Death
Walker Law Office, P.A. has extensive experience and expertise in handling wrongful death cases. Many times our clients are awarded more than the initial amount offered by the insurance companies.Minnesota law requires proof of “pecuniary” loss in wrongful death cases. Pecuniary loss includes:
- Loss of the deceased person’s earnings
- Loss of the services the deceased person provided (help around the house, caring for the children, etc.)
- Loss of comfort, advice and companionship
If a loved one has been killed in an accident, contact an experienced attorney from Walker Law Office, P.A. We will assist you with the practical and legal aspects of personal injury law ad wrongful death claims. For more information wrongful death cases and a free consultation with our experienced and professional staff, call Walker Law Office, P.A. at (612) 821-0094, (214) 550-3333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.