New Orleans Wrongful Death Lawyer. If you lost a loved one due to the negligence or intentional act of another, we at the Law Office of Timothy B. Moore, extend our sincere sympathy. During this emotionally difficult time you will be called on to make decisions that will have a lasting impact on your economic welfare.
What is “wrongful death” under Louisiana law?
Wrongful death occurs when a person is killed or dies by the action of someone or by their failure to act (neglect). This is a civil action claim, rather than a criminal action. Since the person who died (the decedent) cannot file suit or collect damages, it is the family or representatives of the estate that do so. Our firm is prepared to handle wrongful death lawsuits resulting from a wide range of causes, involving the following:
- 18-wheeler accidents
- Car accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Maritime accidents
- Aircraft accidents
What compensation is available to survivors?
Under a wrongful death suit, family members are entitled to compensation for economic and emotional losses, including medical bills and funeral expenses, lost wages and benefits, loss of companionship, and emotional pain and suffering. When representing a client in a wrongful death lawsuit lawyers are prepared to work with economists, psychologists, and accountants to present a strong claim to a jury or insurance adjuster on behalf of our client.
When a loved one dies, it usually puts a financial strain on the rest of the family; especially if that person was the main or a substantial source of income. That’s why it’s important you take measures to recover all compensation you are entitled to under Louisiana law, and seek legal advice before accepting any settlement offer. If you would like to discuss a possible wrongful death claim with Timmy, please contact the Law Office of Timothy B. Moore and arrange a free and confidential consultation. We assure you we will handle the discussion with sensitivity.
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