It is unlikely that your children will have to testify if you bring a Wisconsin wrongful death lawsuit against the driver who killed your spouse in a Milwaukee car crash. Your Milwaukee wrongful death lawyers are going to work hard to settle you case before trial. If a fair and equitable settlement can be reached then there will be no need for anyone to testify.
Generally, your Milwaukee wrongful death attorneys will advise you to settle your case if an agreement can be reached that adequately compensates you for your husband’s medical bills resulting from the accident, for funeral expenses, for lost income, for out-of-pocket costs, for your husband’s physical pain prior to death, and for the emotional suffering of you and your children.
While it is unlikely, there are some circumstances where your children may need to testify, assuming they are old enough to do so. For example, if the case does go to trial and your children witnessed the accident, then they may need to testify. They may also need to testify about how much their dad meant to them and what kinds of things their dad did with them.
We know that, above everything else, you want to protect your children. Our Milwaukee wrongful death attorneys will do everything that we can to help you do just that. For more information, please call us today at 1-800-800-5678 or 414-223-4800 to learn more about how we may be able to help your family during this difficult time.