When a loved one dies suddenly, the surviving family not only has the emotional loss to deal with, they have to endure the financial burden. From high medical expenses, to funeral and burial costs, it can be overwhelming. If your loved one was a major contributor to your household income, it can be even more of a burden. Financial problems should be the last problem you should have to deal with when a family member dies of a wrongful death incident unexpectedly.
If you have experienced the loss of a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you may have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit. In the State of New Hampshire, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim against someone if their intentional or negligent act caused the untimely death of your beloved family member.What is a Wrongful Death Incident?
Wrongful death is when a person passes away because of a person or a company’s (ex. a pharmaceutical company, auto manufacturer, etc.) fault. The surviving family member might be able to sue and receive monetary compensation for funeral expenses, medical bills the victim incurred from the incident, and lost of income.
If you believe that your family member has died because of someone else’s negligence or the negligence of an company, you have a write to file a lawsuit. Contact Anzalone Law Firm, PLLC at 603.548.3797 for a free consultation.Common Wrongful Death Occurrences
There are several incidents that fall under the category of wrongful death. Here are a few examples:
Medical Malpractice: If a person dies due to the negligence of a doctor, nurse or medical staff, the victim’s family may be able to file a wrongful death claim.
Fatal Truck Accidents: A trucking accident may happen when a truck driver is distracted by texting or talking on the phone. Another common occurrence is mechanical failure. Trucking companies are expected to keep their vehicles mechanically sound. However, if a company fails to maintain its vehicles and their truck driver is involved in accident that kills another driver, the victim's family may be able to collect compensation. The same scenario applies to a distracted truck drivers who cause fatal head-on collisions due to texting or talking in the phone while driving.
Car Crashes: If a driver is drunk while driving, distracted while driving or speeding, and it causes another driver to die, this may be considered a wrongful death.
Birth Injuries: When an infant or birthing mom dies in the care of a doctor, nurse or even a medical staff member, it’s beyond devastating. In this case, the medical professional or staff may be held liable.
Anzalone Law Firm, PLLC is committed to helping victims families of wrongful death incidents restore their lives after losing a loved one. Our wrongful death attorney may be able to assist you in claiming compensation for your painful loss.
Contact us today for a free consultation or give us a call at: 603.548.3797. We would like to hear your story and offer a solution.