Losing a loved one prematurely is one of the most tragic and heartbreaking experiences. If your loved one's death was caused by the negligent, reckless, or careless actions of another person, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim to hold the other party liable. Bringing a legal action can not only help you recover compensation to help your family move forward financially, but you can also benefit from peace of mind and justice for your family.
At Shaffer & Shaffer, our Madison, WV personal injury lawyers have decades of experience helping families prosecute wrongful death claims. We can represent families in a wide range of wrongful death claims, including those that arise from car accidents, coal mining accidents, defective products, and other accidents. Our law firm can help you fight for full damages for your losses while holding the liable party accountable. We are dedicated to providing personalized, hands-on guidance to help your family move forward from this challenging time.
In West Virginia, family members or a personal representative of the estate can bring a wrongful death action. Family members can include the deceased's spouse, children, parents, and siblings.
Compensation in wrongful death cases can include:
We recognize that families often face financial stresses after the loss of a loved one. Our personal injury law firm takes cases on a contingency fee basis, so you do not have to worry about paying any upfront fees. We only accept legal fees if we recover money for you.
If you have lost a loved one and would like to explore your sources of compensation, contact a Madison, WV wrongful death lawyer at our law firm.
Call (304) 308-6828 or send us a message online.
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