Kansas City Wrongful Death Attorneys
We're Here to Help You Pursue Justice
The death of a loved one can be difficult to cope with, especially if it was the result of someone else's negligence. Wrongful death can bring on frustration as you try to figure out who caused the death, how it happened, and why. You may also wonder if there are penalties for the person whose careless actions cost your loved one's life. These thoughts can stress you out and take a toll on your emotional health.
Even more, if your loved one was responsible for part or all of the household income, you and your children may be burdened with all sorts of financial obligations. You may not be able to keep up with payments. You may also be facing other types of financial losses. There is a way to make sure that you're financially compensated for your loss, and that is through litigation.
Take action now. contact our firm to discuss your case in a free consultation.
How Can I Prove Wrongful Death?
To prove a wrongful death, it must be shown that:
- The actions of the defendant in some way contributed to the untimely death of another;
- The defendant’s actions were negligent and can be considered liable for the victim’s death;
- The deceased has surviving relatives that are affected by this loss; and
- Monetary damages can be associated with this death.
What damages can be claimed in wrongful death cases?
The damages that can be sought in wrongful death cases include both economic and noneconomic damages. Economic damages cover financial losses that the deceased person's family suffered from. In contrast, noneconomic damages pay the victim or victims for the emotional losses that occurred.
You may receive compensation for damages such as the following:
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of future earnings
- Medical expenses
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of guidance
- Loss of support
At DiPasquale Moore, we treat your case as our own. We understand the sensitive nature of this case, and we assure you the utmost respect when working with you. No matter how your loved one’s life was tragically cut short, we are ready to do everything in our power to ensure your comfort and recover compensation on your behalf. When you're ready to seek justice for your loved one, you can depend on us at DiPasquale Moore.
Contact our Kansas City wrongful death attorneys so we can discuss your case with you!