Our Experienced Nashville Lawyers Who Can Help You During this Tragic Time
If someone you love was taken too soon because of another's reckless or negligent actions, one of our Nashville Wrongful Death Attorneys may be able to help you during this difficult time.
Our attorneys understand that fatal accidents are devastating, especially when they could have been avoided. The Roth Firm Lawyers help you seek justice for the loss of your loved one.
We understand that no amount of money will make up for the loss you have suffered. However, it will help to punish the at-fault party and help you with the unexpected costs that have been put upon you as a result of your loved one's death.
When someone you love loses their life because of negligence, it is important to act fast to protect your legal rights.
The insurance company that represents the at-fault party will begin an investigation and ultimately take their client's side and case seriously.
Hiring a wrongful death attorney is crucial when it comes to fatal accident cases. It will be up to your attorney to prove the other person's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
This can be nearly impossible to do on your own.
Your Nashville Wrongful Death Attorney at The Roth Firm has many years of experience defending the legal rights of the victim's family.
To see how our attorneys can help you, click below for a free consultation with Nashville's Top Wrongful Death Lawyers today.
In order to have a wrongful death case, the negligent act of another needs to directly results in a person's death.
Wrongful Death Cases are very complex to represent.
The majority of personal injury cases the victim will file a claim against the at-fault party, in a wrongful death case, the family of the deceased, or estate will file a claim for the recovery of damages.
The spouse of the deceased will be responsible for filing the suit, if the decedent has no spouse, the cause of action will then belong to the decedent's children.
If there are no children, the responsibility will then belong to the decedent's parents to file suit. When the deceased does not have surviving family, the administrator of the decedent's estate can sue on behalf of the next of kin.
Knowing what steps and when to take them in a wrongful death case can be very complex. Without the help of an attorney you could lose your only opportunity for justice and the compensation that you deserve for you loved one's death.
According to the CDC, accidental deaths are the leading cause of death in the United States for people between the ages of 1 and 42.
For all age groups, accidents are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.
The most common causes of accidental death include:
- Motorcycle accidents
- Boat accidents
- Fatal automobile accidents
- Slip and falls
- Truck accidents
The majority of these accidents will happen in a home or community where the person lives and are typically the result of negligence by another person or establishment.
Some other types of accidental deaths include medical malpractice by nurses, pharmacies, pharmaceutical overdoses, doctors, and hospitals. Work injuries, explosions, and fires also cause accidental deaths.
When the person you love loses their life in an accidental death because of another's negligence, the surviving family should be compensated for the wrongful death of their loved one.
The family of a wrongful death victim can file a lawsuit against the negligent person who caused the accident. Cases can be brought against businesses, individuals, trucking companies, manufacturers, medical institutions, and other legal entities responsible for the death.
When obtaining compensation, there are many factors that could be taken into consideration to determine what the surviving family is owed. This includes:
- Estate's Pain and Suffering
- Loss of Future Wages
- Loss of Money Earned
- Expenses for Medical and Funeral Costs
- Degree of Survivor Dependency on the Deceased
- Decedent's Pain and Suffering before their Death
- Loss of Relationship for a Spouse, Child, or Parent
- Loss of Future Retirement Pensions and Benefits
- Loss of Any Savings
It is imperative that when seeking to file a claim and collect damages, they surviving family consults with an experienced Wrongful Death Attorney to help guide them through this complex process and obtain the compensation they deserve.
Our Nashville Attorneys have the experienced required to litigate your fatal accident case.
Our attorneys thoroughly explain the details surrounding your case, investigate the accident, gather and preserve relevant evidence, and interview all witnesses who may be of help to your case.
When you hire a Roth Firm Attorney to handle your case, you can rest assured they will have the knowledge and experience to take your case, boost your chances of receiving a positive outcome, and obtain the settlement that you deserve.
The Wrongful Death Lawyers at our Nashville office are dedicated to helping you receive the highest level of compensation for the loss of your loved one.
There are no legal fees until you receive an agreeable settlement.
If you would like to see how our law firm can help you, click on the link below to schedule a free consultation.
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