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Navigating Indiana Wrongful Death Claims

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Wrongful Death

Navigating Indiana Wrongful Death Claims Losing a loved one is a stressful, often tragic, event. These cases involve a myriad of emotions. How do you deal with the grief, confusion and financial burdens? Look to professionals to help in your time of need. Our firm has the experience you need to obtain the maximum compensation.

Vanderpool Law will talk with you to determine if you have a wrongful death case. While we cannot alleviate all emotions, we can help with the confusion and financial burdens you are facing. Wrongful death claims arise when a party commits a negligent, willful, or wrongful act, omission or fault which then causes the death of an individual. The purpose of a wrongful death lawsuit is to compensate dependents who relied on the decedent for financial and emotional support.

Indiana Claimant

Indiana defines a claimants as either the personal representative of the decedent’s estate, the spouse, parent, sibling or adult child administering the estate. If the victim was a minor, the parents may file a claim. You must file your claim within 2 years or you risk losing your claim.

What are the damages?

What constitutes damages in a wrongful death lawsuit? Claims may include expenses like funeral costs, medical bills, lost wages and legal expenses.

Contact an Attorney Today!

Each claim is personal, and Vanderpool Law can help you determine your damages. If you feel you may have a wrongful death claim, let Vanderpool Law navigate the details. We’re offer compassionate help in your time of suffering.