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Wrongful Death Claims Lawyer

When someone is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another person or an entity, like a corporation, this tragedy is classified as a wrongful death. The victim’s family can sue the responsible party or parties in a wrongful death case to receive both actual and punitive damages. Wrongful death lawyer Dwayne L. Brown understands that any lawsuit arising from a death is sensitive and complicated, and he works hard for families in Alabama during this difficult time.

A wrongful death case may arise from numerous things including:

  • Defective Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home or Hospital Accidents/Neglect
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Vehicle Accidents

The key to proving wrongful death is establishing negligence, which is said to exist if the following is true:

  • The defendant had a duty to the deceased and/or to members of the public
  • The defendant failed in that duty
  • The fatality was caused by the defendant’s breach of duty
  • The survivors are damaged as a result of the loss of their loved one

Other important factors in a wrongful death case include:

  • The relationship of the survivor(s) with the deceased
  • The joint life expectancy of the deceased and/or the survivors
  • The non-economical or emotional loss suffered by the survivor(s)

It is important to not delay in considering your options in wrongful death claims. In most cases, there are time limitations on when a claim can be made.

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Alabama

As a wrongful death lawyer, Dwayne L. Brown has been helping families win wrongful death cases for years with the goal of obtaining compensation that addresses the practical considerations such as lost income, as well as emotional considerations such as pain, suffering and grief. While no lawsuit can make up for the loss of a loved one, legal action can hold the responsible party accountable, and it can help the remaining family members pay for education, daily bills and other expenses without additional suffering. Contact our law office in Montgomery to schedule a free consultation to discuss your wrongful death claim.

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