It is a devastating time for family members when a loved one passes away. This devastation is compounded when the death is caused by the wrongful or negligent acts of another. That is when it's time contact a wrongful death lawyer in Connecticut.
When a loved one passes away due to negligence, a family’s mental anguish is often accompanied by a responsibility to medical, hospital and funeral expenses. In many cases, the loss of financial support also has to be endured.
In CT, a wrongful death lawsuit consists of two parts: a survival action and a wrongful death action. The survival action allows recovery for damages that may include pain and suffering, medical bills, and any lost wages up until death. The wrongful death action allows attorneys in Connecticut to assist in the the recovery for losses associated with death, including funeral expenses, hospital expenses, lost companionship, lost earnings, lost prospective earning capacity and more.
Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Connecticut
The State of Connecticut has statues that deal specifically with establishing compensation for wrongful death to identify and ascertain:
- Who can bring a claim for wrongful death
- Survivors who can be compensated when there is wrongful death
- The damages that are recoverable
Additionally, Connecticut provides a shortened statute of limitations requiring wrongful death lawyer claims to be brought within two years of the death.
In our firm, the wrongful death attorneys are dedicated to pursuing wrongful death claims that seek full compensation for family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence or wrongful acts of another. We have experience with claims that include deaths resulting from:
- Car accidents
- Truck or tractor trailer accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Boating accidents
- On-the-job accidents
- Death caused by defective medical products
If you have lost a loved one due to the negligent or wrongful acts of another person, work with wrongful death lawyer in CT who can provide the resources and experience needed to benefit you and your family. In our firm, we have a comprehensive approach to handling every type of catastrophic injury resulting from the neglect or negligence of another person. Our approach has proven successful time and time again for our clients. We possess the knowledge, innovation and resources required to effectively handle all accident claims and lawsuits all the way through trial, if necessary.
Call us for a free case evaluation. We are a phone call away (860) 986-1141. For all our wrongful death or catastrophic personal injury matters, our firm does not get paid unless we win.