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Will family file wrongful death claim after losing a child?

Losing a child may be the worst tragedy that many Louisiana parents could ever think of experiencing. Even in the face of such a tragedy, one family that lost a 5-year-old decided to give the gift of life to others by donating his organs. That may not keep them from pursuing some justice and restitution for his death through the filing of a wrongful death claim, however.

Will a friendly relationship end with a wrongful death claim?

As summer officially winds down, many people are out on Louisiana's waterways getting in some last-minute fun before the school year starts. This may have been the case with some people who were recently boating here in the state. What started out as a day on the water suddenly became a tragedy, and the family of an 8-year-old boy may exercise their right to file a wrongful death claim against someone they may have previously called a friend.

The fallout from auto accidents can be felt by more than family

Most Louisiana residents have at least some interaction with people other than their family members. They have friends, colleagues and others in the community to whom they are important. When they lose their lives in auto accidents, more than just their families often feel the loss.

Does motorcyclist's family have grounds for wrongful death claim?

Sometimes, surviving family members have time to adjust to the loss of a loved one who is elderly or spent a significant period of time suffering from an injury or illness. Other times, the loss is sudden, and the impact of that death devastates those left behind. When that loss results from the negligent actions of another party or parties, it may be appropriate to file a wrongful death claim in a Louisiana civil court.

Will accident victim's family file a wrongful death claim?

Losing a loved one is never easy, but when that loss comes unexpectedly and violently, it can devastate those left behind. In the aftermath of such a loss, a family may not be thinking about the financial impact of it. However, at some point, monetary losses could prompt surviving family members to seek restitution through the filing of a wrongful death claim.

Will tow truck driver's family file a wrongful death claim?

No one wants to hear that a loved one died in a traffic accident. When that call comes, most people are shocked, need answers and might not know where to turn due to the financial impact of a family member's unexpected death. If that death was caused by the negligence of another, surviving family members might be able to receive restitution through the successful navigation of a wrongful death claim.

Are you contemplating a wrongful death claim after a loss?

Losing a loved one is difficult enough. When that loss is unexpected, it can be even more of a challenge both emotionally and financially. If you believe that a member of your immediate family died due to the negligence of another, Louisiana law provides for the right to file a wrongful death claim that could provide some emotional closure and restitution for any financial losses.


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