If you have recently lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, I can only imagine how difficult must be the pain and sorrow you are going through. After a death, you may want to do nothing else but to grieve. However, many people are unaware that they may be entitled to compensation for the lost loved ones death.
Once you have decided to take the steps and file a lawsuit, it is important to get in touch with a Wisconsin wrongful death attorney who understands the intricacies of the law and how to best get the compensation you deserve. Your attorney will understand some of the commonly misunderstood rules of a wrongful death case, such as:
- Vehicles. Most people are under the assumption that only the person driving the vehicle can be named in a lawsuit. This is not the case. If the person is driving a vehicle owned by a company, that company may be named in a suit, depending on the circumstances of the accident.
- Statute of limitations. The person seeking compensation has a limited amount of time in order to pursue their case. In the state of Wisconsin, there is a three-year statute of limitations for wrongful death lawsuits.
- Companionship. Losing a loved one brings the burden of loneliness. Not having that person there can be hard. Compensation can be sought for the loss of companionship.
If you have been burdened by the death of a loved one, contact a Milwaukee wrongful death attorney at Hupy and Abraham. Call 1-800-800-5678 today for a free consultation. Our attorneys will handle your case with the sensitivity and understanding you deserve.