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Willful or negligent acts that take the life of an individual fall under the definition of a wrongful death. In many cases this includes faulty products and construction, nursing home negligence, willful assault or battery, loss of companionship, and drunk driving. A wrongful death case can provide for the recovery of those left behind following the loss of a loved one.
Friend, Levinson, and Turner Law fights for your family. We will help you determine who can pursue a claim or lawsuit. Our wrongful death attorneys seek the compensatory damages covering medical expenses, loss of companionship and compensation for pain and suffering that you have endured because of the loss of a loved one.
Friend, Levinson, and Turner Law accomplishes results by respectfully pursuing your wrongful death case. Wrongful death attorneys in our office have the resources and experience to litigate your case, regardless of complexity.
Friend, Levinson, and Turner Law understands it is difficult to deal with loss. We have the experience you need to help you through this trying time. With both respect and diligence, we will protect your legal rights. If you are struggling with loss of a loved one who may be the victim of a wrongful death, call and speak directly with personal injury attorney William Turner today. You are not alone.
The key to our success is the time we take to get to know our clients as individuals. We establish a personal relationship to understand every detail of their case and the impact it has had on their family.
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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Frequently Asked Questions
What is wrongful death?
The idea behind a wrongful death lawsuit is the wrongful death, in addition to injuring the person who died, also brought harm to the people who depended on that individual for financial and/or emotional support. The wrongful act might be a negligent or careless act, a reckless act, or an intentional harmful act.
What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim?
Illinois law sets the timeframe for filing. Time begins with the time of the incident/the party became aware of or discovered the injury. The state will not honor a wrongful death claim filed after the legislated timeframe and the opportunity to recover damages for the family will be forever lost. To find out how much time you have to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Illinois, contact Friend, Levinson & Turner LTD.
What is the difference between wrongful death and medical malpractice?
Wrongful death is a type of damage and malpractice is a type of negligence. Not every wrongful death case involves medical malpractice and not every medical malpractice case involves wrongful death.
Who can sue for wrongful death?
Illinois defines the person(s) allowed to bring a wrongful death suit. In Illinois, a spouse and children may file. If you are another relative, contact Friend, Levinson & Turner LTD to find out if you can sue for wrongful death of a loved one.