Fatal Auto Accidents
Attorneys representing Norfolk, Newport News, Roanoke & nearby areas of Virginia
Losing a loved one in a fatal auto accident is a devastating loss. However, you are not alone in your pain. Automobile crashes result in approximately 40,000 lives lost every year according to the National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), making car accidents a leading cause of death in the United States.
Nothing can erase the pain of losing a loved one in an auto accident. Feelings of loss and sadness make important decisions about your legal options harder to make. You need an experienced auto accident attorney to hold someone responsible for your loved one's death.
Experienced attorneys at Kalfus & Nachman will demonstrate that your loved one's death was caused by somebody else's negligent behavior or wrongful actions, and that you or your family members are deserve compensation for that behavior. Damages for wrongful death may include:
- Immediate costs (medical & funeral)
- Loss of victim's future income
- Loss of care, protection, companionship
- General damages
- Punitive damages
The defendant or his or her insurance company will definitely find the best lawyers they can. They will try to confuse and intimidate you every step of the way. Shouldn't you also have an experienced attorney on your side? Wrongful death lawsuits are complicated, and not all state laws are the same. To get through the complex insurance claim process, you need a wrongful death or accident lawyer who knows his or her way around the system. Trying to do everything alone will decrease your chance of winning, and cause additional stress for you and your family in a troubled time.
Wrongful death suits are not intended to erase the pain and justified anger that are only natural when a loved one dies needlessly because of someone's negligence. The purpose is to prevent financial struggles on top of your emotional devastation. Also, a wrongful death suit will make the defendant accountable for the pain suffered by you and your family.
Do not worry that it is too soon to address your legal options. On the contrary, any delay may decrease your chance of success. Kalfus & Nachman's lawyers have years of experience with car accident and wrongful death cases helping clients who are still grieving to win their just compensation. With our help, you can recover the damages you deserve.
If you have lost someone in a fatal auto accident, schedule a free consultation right away by calling (800) 361-0430 or completing the form on this page. Kalfus & Nachman proudly serves the Virginia communities of Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News, Portsmouth, Roanoke, and Virginia Beach.