The loss of a loved one is difficult even when family members can see it coming. Therefore, it can be extremely difficult to cope with the loss of a family member in a fatal accident caused by a negligent party. Not only is such a death unexpected, but it also requires the victim's survivors to adjust to life without their loved one. Moreover, the wrongful death of a loved one can cause financial hardship on top of the surviving family members' emotional distress.
At the Edwards & Culver Montana Trial Attorneys Firm, we help family members in the Billings area navigate through wrongful death claims, helping them seek to hold a negligent party liable for the death of a loved one. Out legal team understands that the coping process can be lengthy and difficult; however, it is important to understand the timetable for filing an action against a negligent party. Because of this, it is important to not allow the grieving process to hinder the legal process.
With over 30 years of experience, our attorneys are very knowledgeable about the process and have helped past clients pursue compensation that is fair and reasonable. The investigation process following the fatal accident is crucial and could help uncover important information and evidence about the incident. Additionally, this could help place liability on the presumed negligent party. This help family members hold the negligent partly responsible for any damages or losses incurred, which often include funeral costs, medical bills, lost wages, loss of companionship and other related damages.
While it might be difficult to move forward after a loved one is killed in a fatal accident, it is important to consider the legal options available to the surviving family members. To learn more, check out our law firm's wrongful death website. Whether a loved one was killed in a car crash, truck accident, motorcycle collision, work accident, because of medical malpractice or nursing home negligence, it is important to hold a responsible party liable for their death.