Have you lost a spouse or loved one due to the negligence or reckless conduct of another individual? The Fitch Law Firm understands how devastating your loss can be and the impact it can have on your life, including the financial toll it can take on your family. That’s why we will go the extra mile to help you obtain the compensation for medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, and other costs.
Nothing can lessen the pain of your lost loved one, but receiving the compensation you need and deserve can help you and your family get back on your feet.
If you have question about a possible wrongful death lawsuit, the experienced professionals of the Fitch Law Firm are prepared to help you find answers.
Call 855-LAW-OHIO for a free consultation to discuss your potential case.
What is a wrongful death?
A wrongful death is when a person is killed due to the negligence of misconduct of another person. Those who were dependent on, or a beneficiary of, the deceased may be entitled to monetary damages.
Wrongful death cases can result from:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
- Nursing home injuries
- Workplace injuries
- Medical malpractice
- Product liability
- Premises liability
- Dangerous drugs and medical devices
- Pharmaceutical errors
How we can help you with your wrongful death lawsuit
When you file a wrongful death claim, the Fitch Law Firm will fight to win you the best settlement or verdict possible. We will worry about your financial future and the complex legal matters associated with a wrongful death lawsuit, so you and your family can focus on healing and moving on with your lives.
The types of damages that may be recovered include:
- Loss of income
- The pain and suffering of the victim
- The loss of companionship
- Medical and funeral bills
- Punitive damages against the negligent party
Wrongful death lawsuits are governed by Ohio’s wrongful death statute. Ohio law determines any restraints, limitations on recovery, or other requirements. The legal professionals of the Fitch Law Firm of Columbus, Ohio, are highly experienced in handling wrongful death suits throughout Ohio.
Factors the courts may consider when determining the amount of wrongful death damages that may be awarded include:
- The amount of money earned by the deceased
- The loss of companionship
- The savings of the deceased
- The degree to which the survivors were financially dependent on the deceased
- Medical and funeral costs incurred by survivors
Contact the experienced wrongful death professionals of the Fitch Law Firm
If you’ve lost a loved one as the result of someone else’s negligence, it is crucial that you find a law firm with both the experience and the resources necessary to handle even the most complicated wrongful death lawsuits. We’re here to help you get the compensation you deserve. We work closely with our clients to ensure they feel comfortable about how we are handling their case and to let them know their rights are being fought for.
Call us at 855-LAW-OHIO to speak with our compassionate, experienced professionals. You may also contact us online to set up a free consultation.