Your friend or relative died in an unexpected and tragic car crash on I-380. As you grieve, you are faced with a decision that you never wanted to make. You’ve been informed that you are the administrator of your friend’s or relative’s estate and that as the administrator of the estate it is up to you to bring a wrongful death action.
Should You Do It?
You may lay awake at night thinking about your loved one. He may have been the friendliest and most forgiving person you knew. He never brought a legal action in his lifetime, and you can’t decide whether he would want you to do it on behalf of his estate after his death.
As you make this decision, it is important not only to consider what your loved one would have wanted, but also the impact of your decision on your loved one’s...
- Other beneficiaries or dependents.
If you fail to file a wrongful death lawsuit will they have enough money to live on? Will their standard of living change? Will their life be harder? Even if your loved one was non-confrontational, would he want his family to suffer financially because of his death?
Get the Information You Need to Make an Informed Decision
Before you decide whether to file a wrongful death claim for the Cedar Rapids accident that killed your loved one, you need to have all of the facts. Accordingly, we encourage you to watch our free videos, to read our free articles, and to contact us directly to schedule a free consultation so that you can get the information that you need to make an informed decision.