How do you know when you need to call a wrongful death lawyer in West Palm Beach?

There are thousands of accidental injuries recorded in the United States each year. In many of these cases, blame sometimes cannot be placed on any one party. However, in all types of accidents from road incidents to cases of medical malpractice, cases will arise where somebody dies because of someone else’s negligence or other fault. In these cases, the families of the deceased have every right to sue and get compensation for wrongful death.

Legal action and financial compensation might be low on your list of priorities immediately after you lose a loved one, but it is still imperative that you act fast so that you get the justice your family deserves. The question is, how do you know you are dealing with a wrongful death case?

The elements of a wrongful death case

To prosecute a wrongful death case, the following factors and perhaps other factors must be present including but not limited to:

  • A person’s death must be caused by another person’s negligence or intent to cause harm.
  • Monetary injuries related to the death.

A wrongful death claim can apply in a variety of situations, including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, or even a killing. If you believe you may be dealing with wrongful death, the best thing to do is consult a wrongful death lawsuit law firm near you. 

Get the compensation you deserve with Sokoloff & Weinstein

Sokoloff & Weinstein is a law firm serving West Palm Beach. Consult one of our wrongful death lawyers about your case and we will advise you on the next steps. Contact us today.