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Should You Pursue a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? Here's What You Need to Know

Jul 7, 2021

After the death of a family member, it can be difficult for your family to focus on anything other than your grief. While pursuing legal action after the wrongful death of your loved one can be very hard, it can also stop you or others from becoming victims. Here, we'll learn more about how pursuing a Wrongful Death claim can provide the compensation that can help you and your family recover financially.


Why Are Surviving Family Members Often Hesitant to Pursue Legal Action?

Grief is a complicated process for many, and wrongful death circumstances can make the grieving process even more difficult. Children, spouses, partners, siblings, and others who depended on the deceased financially may file wrongful death claims. After you suffer a wrongful death, you and your family members may feel selfish or foolish pursuing legal action since no amount of money can bring back your loved one. 

Some family members of the deceased may be working hard to move forward with their lives. It's normal to feel hesitant about re-opening yourself to your loss and pursuing a wrongful death case. People can be sued for wrongful death resulting from car accidents, pedestrian accidents and other personal injury that can be painful for you and your family to discuss. 

How Wrongful Death Compensation Can Help Grieving Family Members

When you experience the wrongful death of a loved one, your life is often turned upside down. Financial compensation can help you and your loved ones maintain your lives even without the financial contributions of the deceased. The compensation obtained from your wrongful death claim can even provide you with the time away from work that you need to work through the grieving process. 

Wrongful death financial compensation can also allow your family to contribute to charitable causes that were important to the deceased; or honor them in a way meaningful to the one who has passed.

Working With a Wrongful Death Attorney: What to Expect

When you choose to pursue financial compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit, you should work with experienced wrongful death attorneys who know how to work with a grieving family. At Dunnion Law, our attorneys are skilled in handling wrongful death claims and can pursue the case without the constant reliving what may be one of the worst days of your life. 

Our wrongful death attorneys understand the need to be sensitive to your situation, and we work hard to get you the money that you deserve. No amount of compensation could ever make up for the loss of your loved one and we will work with you to ensure that you get the financial support you need.

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