Wrongful Death Lawyer

The death of a loved one causes a lifetime of grief, especially when that loved one is taken from you unexpectedly. If you have recently lost a loved one due to the negligence of someone else, then you probably feel like you’re going through the motions of life and that is it. You wake up, get out of bed if you feel like it, eat if you feel like it, and you probably just go back to bed after performing a few menial tasks throughout your day.

When you want to make the party responsible for your loss pay for the damages they have caused, a Minnesota wrongful death attorney understands the pain you are going through.

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What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death is when someone is killed due to the negligence of another. When filing a wrongful death lawsuit, there are four elements to each case:

  • A company or individual was responsible for the death of the victim
  • The company or person was strictly liable for the victim’s death due to negligence
  • There is surviving next of kin
  • The victim’s death has caused monetary damages.

Minnesota law requires that the heirs have a judge appointed trustee prior to the lawsuit beginning. It is the trustee’s responsibility to file for financial losses that have occurred due to the accident. These financial losses include:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Medical expenses
  • Burial expenses
  • Loss of potential earnings
  • Loss of companionship, support, comfort, advice

You must talk to a wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Minnesota does have a statute of limitations on wrongful death lawsuits, which is that a lawsuit must be filed within 3 years from the date of death. So if an accident rendered your loved one in a coma for six months and then they died, the statute of limitations begins at the time of death.

Minnesota Wrongful Death Attorney

If you wish to receive the compensation you deserve due to the wrongful death of a loved one, you need legal representation right now. There is evidence out there that needs to be secured and a case to be assembled. You can call us at (612) 294-2200 or fill out our contact form to arrange for your no-cost, no-obligation consultation. You should not have to deal with the financial and emotional effects of losing your loved one. Although the emotional scars will never heal, you should not have to deal with those aspects that are unnecessary.

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Our attorneys work on a contingent basis. This means that we will not charge you a fee unless we win either at trial or through settlement.

The percentage we charge will depend on the difficulty of your case, and the amount of time and money we estimate it will take to get you the most recovery for your damages.

To speak with an attorney today for a free case evaluation, either fill out our online form or call us today at (612) 294-2200.

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The attorneys and staff at our firm take the time to actually listen to our clients. We will carefully explain the process you are facing and guide you through it while looking out for your best interests. We know that each client’s individual situation is unique and important to them. Therefore, we won’t treat your representation with the “cookie-cutter” approach other law firms seem to take.

If you need to speak with an attorney, contact us today. We can assist with a wide array of issues, including divorce, child custody, family law, personal injury, wrongful death, workers’ compensation, and employment law.

 

 

 

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