Losing a loved one caused by someone else’s negligence is maddening and frustrating. It makes it hard to grieve the loss properly. It may be easy for you to just shut down and not deal with the issues at hand. As hard as it can be to face the reality of a wrongful death claim in Illinois, it is what you should do.
It is important for you to know that you do not have to go through the claim process on your own. A Gurnee wrongful death attorney at Hupy and Abraham will be able to guide you through the claim process in a compassionate and caring manner. We understand the pain and agony that comes with losing a loved one.
A wrongful death attorney will be able to help you gather key pieces of evidence. Three elements of evidence you will need in your claim are:
- Physical evidence. When presenting a case, the physical evidence will help to prove liability. Physical evidence will show that the defendant is liable and that the physical action played a role in the cause of the death.
- Eyewitness testimony. An eyewitness can be crucial in proving the defendant is at fault. The eyewitness will be able to give an account of the events leading to the death of your loved one.
- Expert witness testimony. An expert witness will be able to describe and recreate the situation and explain to a jury how the defendant is responsible.
Don’t delay—contact a Gurnee wrongful death lawyer at Hupy and Abraham today. You will receive a fee case evaluation. Call 888-277-4879 today to discuss your legal options.