COMPENSATION FOR THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE
Losing a loved one in a fatal car accident, medical malpractice case, or other type of incident is hard enough, but when you learn that your tragic loss could – and should – have been prevented, you have a right to demand compensation.
At The Robert Pahlke Law Group, our Nebraska wrongful death lawyers know that no amount of money can replace what you have lost. We do, however, want to help you recover an insurance settlement or jury verdict large enough to ensure that you don’t have to shoulder the full financial burden of the accident.
State law provides powerful legal protection for Nebraska families who have experienced the wrongful death of a loved one. Your claim can include economic damages to cover all of the medical expenses associated with the injury or illness, as well as the present and future income your family could have expected to receive from your loved one. The claim can also include non-economic damages to compensate you for your emotional pain, mental anguish, and loss of companionship. The goal is to receive sufficient payment so that you can get your life back in order and more easily move on from this tragic experience.
PROVING YOUR CLAIM IN NEBRASKA
In order to recover compensation in a wrongful death claim, it is necessary to demonstrate by a preponderance of evidence that your family member’s death was caused by the careless or reckless actions of another person. For example, in a nursing home neglect case, the attorney may point to evidence that the nursing home staff failed to provide proper nutrition, hydration, and medical care in the period preceding the death. Similarly, evidence that a fatal car crash was caused by auto negligence such as texting while driving or driving under the influence of alcohol may make it possible for the surviving family members to claim compensation.
If you have reason to believe that your loved one’s death is the result of negligence, contact us to learn how much you could receive in a settlement. We believe you deserve justice, and you can trust that our firm will provide with nothing less than the outstanding legal advocacy your family needs. Call The Robert Pahlke Law Group at 308-633-4444 to discuss your legal options.