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Chicago Wrongful Death Attorneys

The Chicago wrongful death attorneys at The Horwitz Law Group understand that no amount of money could ever make up for the loss of a loved one. When a death occurs because of the negligence of another, the pain is increasingly difficult to recover from. You are probably experiencing feelings of sadness and anger; for being robbed of an important person in your life. Our attorneys are here to fight for your rights; as experienced and caring wrongful death lawyers, we will represent your case tirelessly and make sure that the person at fault is held responsible for their actions. If your family has suffered the death of a loved one due to someone else’s negligent actions, contact the Chicago wrongful death attorneys from The Horwitz Law Group to discuss your case and possible legal options.

What Damages Can Be Collected When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim?

Losing a parent, spouse, child or other immediate family members can place a large financial burden on a family. Your family is morning the unexpected loss of a loved one and now has to face expenses resulting from medical bills and funeral expenses. Medical bills and funeral costs are taken into consideration when calculating damages for a wrongful death claim.

Other factors that determine the amount rewarded in a wrongful death case include:
  • Medical bills resulting from the accident
  • Damaged personal property
  • Loss of insurance benefits and income
  • Financial burden of dependents
  • Grief and loss of companionship
  • Funeral Expenses
  • Punitive damages to punish the defendant for their wrongdoing

The Horwitz Law Group will work with you personally to determine the amount is worth; our Chicago wrongful death lawyers will fight to get you every penny you deserve. We will gather bills and invoices to support your case, and take statements from professionals who have knowledge about your situation. It is important that you seek the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer to ensure you have the proper documentation and evidence to support your case before going before a judge.

Wrongful death can be ruled in a case for any number of reasons. If our wrongful death attorneys can provide significant evidence that a death was caused directly due to the carelessness of another, you are eligible to file a wrongful death case in the State of Illinois. These cases are very difficult to win without the assistance of an experienced Chicago wrongful death attorney, call The Horwitz Law Group and obtain the guidance you need.

A Chicago Wrongful Death Lawyer Can Fight for Your Deceased Loved Ones

Wrongful death is a death caused by the misconduct of another person or entity. That misconduct can be anything from an intentional reckless act to one of fleeting negligence. The act can be carried out by one person or a corporation such as a drug company. By Illinois law, survivors of the deceased are entitled to receive compensation for a wrongful death. This is very similar to someone being compensated for an injury caused by some sort of wrongdoing.

Losing a loved one due to an accident or injury is extremely difficult. Making sure all of your expenses are covered may be even harder. Our Chicago wrongful death attorneys will handle your claim with compassion and kindness while aggressively pursuing the compensation you need and deserve.

Our wrongful death attorneys in Chicago, IL will discuss your case with you to determine if filing a wrongful death lawsuit is your best option. We will help you determine who to file that lawsuit against; either an individual or a company that may be held responsible for the death. Our skilled attorneys will investigate your case and gather all evidence available to build the strongest case possible. At The Horwitz Law Group, we are with you every step of the way; from the second you give us a call to the moment you receive a ruling on your case, we will work hard to be sure you receive the compensation you deserve for your wrongful death case. Our firm handles the untimely death of family members as a result of:

Don’t suffer in silence, if your family has experienced the death of a loved one due to the careless actions of a company or individual, call our Chicago Wrongful Death Lawyers today and let us help you move on from this tragedy. Contact us today for a free consultation; call and ask to speak with a Chicago wrongful death attorney.

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