Life often brings unexpected surprises, and when one of those is the loss of a loved one, sadness and despair are sure to follow. Knowing the loss could have been avoided if someone else had acted more responsibly may make it even more unbearable. Such negligence or misconduct steals not only your loved one but can also impact your way of life through emotional and financial distress.
If you have lost a dear loved one due to the negligent actions or misconduct of another in the Canton, Michigan area, don’t hesitate to reach out to the dedicated wrongful death attorneys at the law office of Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C.
With our extensive experience in wrongful death cases, we’ll help you understand your legal options for obtaining rightful compensation while also holding the wrongdoers accountable.
While everyone will be grieving long after the death of a loved one, certain survivors can take action by working with an attorney to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Often the filer is the designated representative of the deceased’s estate.
Generally, the law allows for the following survivors to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of the deceased:
Michigan law also allows stepchildren and anyone included in the deceased person’s will as a beneficiary to file a wrongful death action.
If you are one of the survivors and are unsure what to do next, reach out to our law firm’s personal injury lawyers serving Canton for legal advice. You don’t have to go it alone or suffer at the thought of your loved one being wronged. While you can’t bring them back, you can make sure justice is brought and receive much needed financial compensation for you and your family members.
Whether your loved one died in a car accident, medical malpractice situation, or other potentially negligent act, you have the right to seek justice on their behalf. A wrongful death suit can help pay for funeral expenses and medical treatment costs you may be struggling to pay.
The compassionate attorneys at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. know how to work with insurance companies and other organizations to file a claim and bring about a resolution for you and your family. Schedule a free initial consultation today with an attorney in Canton, Michigan, by calling 866-MICH-LAW.
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