Guiding You Through The Most Difficult Moments
Losing a loved one is an extremely traumatic event. This form of injury can never be reversed, leaving relatives and friends facing one of the hardest times in their life. A death can also greatly affect a family’s future, especially if the decedent supported the household financially.
If you suspect that a loved one’s death could have been prevented, this event may lead you to consider taking legal action. Salim-Beasley, LLC has been practicing personal injury law with a focus on wrongful death lawsuits for over 50 years. We can work with you and your family to seek justice on behalf of your loved one.
What May Be Considered Wrongful Death?
A wrongful death occurs when someone dies or is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another person. This can be classified as murder, but a family’s wrongful death lawsuit would take place in civil court rather than the criminal proceedings. Fatality could also be the tragic result of medical malpractice, vehicular accidents or other dangerous situations.
We Fight For Surviving Loved Ones In Civil Court
Following a criminal trial in cases of alleged murder, the victim’s family could bring a civil suit in order to seek damages (monetary reparations) from the murder suspect.
In a civil case, the standards of evidence are not as strict as with criminal cases. This means that a grieving family might win a civil case regardless of whether the defendant is convicted in a criminal trial.
However, there doesn’t need to be a criminal trial for personal injury attorneys to file a wrongful death lawsuit. If you are not sure whether you should take legal action, you can ask our lawyers for advice.
Why Get An Attorney?
The period following a person’s passing is a painful, exhausting time. In the midst of this chaos, bringing a suit, no matter how justified it is, can seem daunting at first.
Consulting with our attorneys comes at no cost to you. If we help you win your case, our expenses are covered by a percentage of the settlement or winnings. Call our office at 866-269-5561 or contact us online so that we can begin to build a case together in honor of your loved one’s memory.