Wrongful Death Claims After Truck Accidents
No one can replace a family member tragically killed in a truck accident. But a wrongful death lawsuit can help a family cope with its loss, move into the future without being financially burdened and hold the person who caused the loss accountable.
If you lost a family member in a serious truck accident in the Chicagoland area, across Illinois or throughout the country, contact Klest Injury Law Firm. We can offer you the compassionate counsel and assertive legal representation you need during this difficult time in your life. We will handle all aspects of your legal claim so that you have the time you need to grieve and to be there for your family.
Act Quickly - The Trucking Company Has Already Sent Its Lawyers Into Action
It is hard to concentrate on legal issues after the loss of a family member in an accident, but it is important to contact us immediately. Trucking companies begin investigating these cases right away, and so should your attorney. If necessary, we can request orders of protection for preserving vital evidence in the case and preventing it from conveniently disappearing.
Compensation In Wrongful Death Claims
The goal of a claim following a truck accident death is to obtain an appropriate amount of money to compensate your family for its loss. While this is an incomplete measure of your loss, it is an attempt to put your life back on track. Our firm has obtained damages for families that have lost loved ones in fatal trucking accidents. Recovered damages may include:
- Pain and suffering
- Lost future earning capacity
- Medical and funeral expenses
- Loss of companionship (consortium)