Wrongful Death Lawsuits Require Assertive Representation
We Have The Knowledge And The Experience To Maximize Your Recovery
The death of a loved one leaves surviving family members with untold grief and, often, financial hardship as well. If you have lost someone due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another, the attorneys at Kupets & DeCaro can help you explore your legal options. We are a trusted source of legal guidance for clients in the Chicago area, throughout Cook County and across Illinois.
Wrongful Death Compensation In Illinois
In Illinois, wrongful death laws allow family members to pursue compensation for the losses they have suffered due to the death of a loved one and for certain damages the deceased person suffered prior to death. Damages may include:
- Final medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost earnings and wages
- Conscious pain and suffering experienced by the deceased prior to death
- Loss of household services
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of love and affection
- Grief and sorrow
You must be a close relative, such as a spouse, parent or child of the decedent, to pursue a wrongful death claim.
Wrongful death cases are often aggressively defended, so it is important to enlist the services of a personal injury law firm like ours that has a proven record of standing up to strong tactics from the opposition. Call 312-372-4444 to schedule a free consultation.
We handle all types of wrongful death claims, including those arising from car accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice and nursing home neglect. We can help you understand your rights under Illinois wrongful death statutes and guide you through all of the legal hurdles in pursuing a claim.
Let Us Help
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident caused by the negligence of another, our lawyers are here for you. Contact us online or by telephone at 312-372-4444 or 800-349-2414 to arrange a free initial consultation with a wrongful death attorney serving clients in Chicago, in Cook County and throughout Illinois.