Category: Wrongful Death

Funeral Expenses in a Wrongful Death Claim

Wrongful Death | April 4, 2021

Losing somebody that you loved is incredibly difficult. This is particularly true if the person you care about lost their life due to the negligent or intentional actions of somebody else. Often, family members in these situations are able to recover compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. One of the expenses involved in these cases…

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Elements of a Wrongful Death Case

Wrongful Death | February 10, 2021

Wrongful death lawsuits can arise anytime somebody loses their life due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else. These cases can be challenging, and family members are often left wondering how to proceed with their situation. It is strongly encouraged that family members of those wrongfully killed seek assistance from a qualified…

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What Is the Difference Between Wrongful Death and Survival Action?

Wrongful Death | January 19, 2021

Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult, particularly if their death was caused by the careless, negligent, or wrongful actions of another individual. The personal representative of the deceased person’s estate is generally able to file a wrongful death lawsuit and a survival action on behalf of the family members of the deceased and the…

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How To File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Illinois

Wrongful Death | January 10, 2021

Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult. This is particularly true if the death of somebody you care about was caused by the negligent or wrongful actions of another individual, business, or entity. When this occurs, the responsible party may be held liable through a wrongful death lawsuit in civil court in Illinois. Here, we…

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What Are the Main Causes of Deaths and Injuries on Scaffolds?

Personal Injury,Work Accidents,Wrongful Death | December 10, 2020

Scaffolds are common in construction and industrial settings. While scaffolding is necessary at many construction sites in and around our area, it can also be incredibly dangerous for workers and bystanders nearby. Year after year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that falls are a leading cause of construction worker injuries and fatalities….

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When is Death Considered “Wrongful” in Illinois?

Wrongful Death | October 25, 2020

Losing a loved one is incredibly difficult. This is particularly true when somebody loses their life due to the actions of other individuals, businesses, or entities. Wrongful death laws in Illinois allow family members of those who have been killed due to the negligence of others to recover compensation for their losses. However, these cases…

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When Can You Sue for Hospital Infections?

Medical malpractice,Wrongful Death | September 25, 2020

Hospital-acquired infections are more common than most people realize, and they can have devastating effects on those who contract the infection. Although there has been significant progress made over the last few decades in preventing many healthcare-associated infections, there is still a long way to go. In some cases, a hospital-acquired infection may be the…

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