Injuries caused by the negligence of others happen every day. Most of the injuries are minor, many are serious and some are fatal. When a family member is lost in a senseless accident, for those who remain, picking up the pieces and trying to find meaning seems impossible.
The attorneys of Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P. understand the pain of loss and work respectfully with clients through the transitions occasioned by a death. For assistance through the process of pursuing a wrongful death claim, contact us today. Call (651) ANY.TIME (651) 269.8463.
Meeting With Families Following a Fatal Accident
When a family has lost a spouse, parent, sibling or child in a fatal accident and is seeking a wrongful death suit, the first step we take is to bring together the next of kin to discuss making a claim. Next, we make important decisions together, establishing a trustee for the family, sending out notices, crafting court-approved disbursements and exploring avenues of compensation.
Because each situation is different, just as each family is different, at Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P., we take the time necessary to get to know the families we serve as well as the circumstances that led to the death. The types of accidents that can lead to untimely death are varied and may include:
Obtaining a Measure of Closure Through Compensation
Nothing can replace the loss of life; following an accidental death, life changes for surviving family members. Yet compensation can help ease some of the financial burden associated with the death of a loved one and can even provide a level of peace in the midst of distress. Compensation in a wrongful death claim can include medical costs, lost wages, future wages, funeral costs and loss of companionship.
Obtain closure in the midst of a difficult time. Rely on the support of the wrongful death attorneys at Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation. We are available by phone or e-mail 24/7 and respond to messages within 24 hours. Call (651) ANY.TIME (651) 269.8463.