Chicago Illinois Wrongful Death Attorneys
When a person is killed by another’s negligence, the deceased person’s beneficiaries (heirs) may be able to file a wrongful death claim. Karchmar & Lambert, P.C., Chicago Illinois wrongful death attorneys, have decades of experience helping those who have suffered the loss of a loved one.
Negligence can be any factor that resulted in the wrongful death, including medical malpractice, unintentional or intentional acts, or mistakes in procedure that could cause an injury leading to death.
Karchmar & Lambert, P.C. has been representing wrongful death cases in Chicago for years. We can help you with recovering damages that may include:
- Funeral and Burial expenses
- Hospital and Medical Care expenses
- Pain and Suffering caused by the loss of moral support that would have been provided by the deceased
- Loss of Income the deceased would have provided in the future
State Limitations to Filing Wrongful Death Claims
Statutes (state laws) dictate who may sue for wrongful death. These statutes also set limits as to the amount of damages to be awarded in such cases. There are also time constraints under which a wrongful death claim must be filed.
Do not wait until it is too late to file your wrongful death claim, if you wait too long, you may surrender your rights to receiving damages. The trial lawyers of Karchmar & Lambert, P.C. are experienced in handling wrongful death cases in Illinois and can assist you in evaluating your personal situation.