Deaths can be caused by accidents on the road, workplace incidents or accidents in a medical setting. Regardless of when and where it happens, an unexpected death is devastating to surviving family members and friends. However, the impact of the death can be more devastating if the family learns that it was caused by someone else’s negligence. In that case, the death could have been avoided. In such a situation, even as they grieve, Pennsylvania families may wish to consult with our Pittsburgh-based law firm.
We understand that this is a very emotional and painful time for the family of the deceased person. The last thing on their minds is to go to court and seek compensation. However, we encourage them to take the legal steps necessary, not just for their deceased loved one, but for themselves as well.
A sudden loss can result in several complications, including financial. A family can be left in an uncompromising situation when a death occurs. They have to contend with medical expenses and funeral costs. Additionally, everyday expenses will still have to be met. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit can yield compensation to help families cope with the financial repercussions of the loss.
Despite the compensation claim, our wrongful death attorneys understand that money will not be enough to compensate for the loss of a loved one. Nonetheless, it will prevent the surviving family from suffering from a further financial burden. However, compensation, is not the only point of the legal action. More importantly, we understand that families often choose to take legal action because they want justice for the loss. Hence, we will aggressively pursue charges that will hold the people who caused the untimely death accountable.
Our Pittsburgh law firm can expertly and efficiently handle the case while the family takes the time to grieve. While we support their call for justice, we also support their need to heal.