Louisville, KY Wrongful Death Attorney
The Whaley Law Firm works tirelessly to provide compassionate, knowledgeable legal representation to those who lost loved ones due to negligence.
A wrongful death attorney in Louisville, KY will help protect your rights and secure the compensation you need after losing a loved one because of negligence. The skilled legal team at the Whaley Law Firm understands how difficult life can become after losing a loved one in an accident. It's hard enough to lose someone you love under any circumstances, but when the loss occurs because of someone else's negligence it can be emotionally devastating.
We know how a legal case - no matter what the outcome may be - can never make up for the loss of a loved one. But we will make sure you are compensated - and that your rights are protected. In many wrongful death cases, we help families recover compensation for lost earnings and for the medical expenses related to the personal injury. We will investigate to determine all of the losses and will aggressively seek maximum compensation.
What types of wrongful death cases does the Whaley Law Firm handle?
Any type of accident due to negligence can lead to a wrongful death lawsuit. In Kentucky, it's not unusual for someone to suffer a fatal injury in a car accident caused by a distracted driver, in a job-related accident or in an accident on someone's property. In some cases of willful or gross negligence, we may be able to recover punitive damages. These are damages that are meant to punish the defendant and deter others from engaging in similar actions. This might apply in the case of a drunk driver who has multiple prior convictions.
You deserve justice if you've lost a loved one due to somebody else's wrongdoing. The Whaley Law Firm is ready to help. Contact our Louisville law firm today at 866-703-7575. We offer all prospective clients a free case evaluation with our experienced legal team.
We understand that no amount of money can replace a loved one. But if someone else's actions led to the death of a loved one, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Kentucky. A wrongful death lawsuit represents an opportunity for immediate relatives of the deceased to recovery monetary losses incurred as a result of the death, including lost income, medical expenses, loss of benefits, funeral expenses and pain and suffering.
Can I file a wrongful death claim in Kentucky?
The following must be shown in order to bring a successful wrongful death lawsuit against a negligent party:
- A person was killed in an accident.
- The person was killed as a result of someone's negligence.
- The deceased is survived by immediate family members, such as a spouse or children.
- Surviving family members have suffered monetary losses as a result of the victim's death.
Many insurance companies for at-fault parties will seek ways to keep compensation to a minimum or even deny a claim by arguing the victim contributed to the death. The Whaley Law Firm is very familiar with the tactics used by insurance companies to keep payments away from families who lost loved ones in an accident.
When you're represented by an attorney with our firm, you will have an advocate who will be at your side every step of the way. We investigate and build a strong case to show the insurance companies that our clients are serious about getting justice.
If you have questions about the loss of a loved one, don't wait to contact us for a free consultation. We will help you understand if you have a right to file a claim. We will answer your questions about recovering damages. We will help hold the responsible party accountable.
Why choose the Whaley Law Firm for a wrongful death case?
We understand what our clients are going through. When it comes to a tragedy such as a wrongful death, we treat our clients with the compassion and respect they deserve. We are tough litigators who are aggressive with insurance companies, but you will find out when you contact us that we are easy to talk to and ready to help you get closure.
We work one-on-one with each client to meticulously prepare wrongful death cases, pursuing a favorable settlement that will help your family heal and hold negligent parties accountable for their actions. Call now for a free consultation. You pay nothing unless we get a settlement or verdict on your behalf.*
* Per the Kentucky Bar Association advertising rules, we are required to state that court costs and related fees are the responsibility of the client. However, at the Whaley Law Firm, our policy is to waive these costs and fees in the event there is no award.