Wrongful Death Attorney
Attorneys representing Norfolk, Newport News, Roanoke & nearby areas of Virginia
Wrongful death lawsuits allege that the death of a loved one occurred as a direct result of someone's negligence or other wrongful conduct. This form of litigation aims to hold the defendant accountable for the victim's death. The victim's family members or beneficiaries may be entitled to financial compensation as a result of the defendant's negligence or other misconduct.
Although monetary compensation can't erase the pain and injustice caused by the death of your loved one, it can help the family cover the costs associated with death and provide for the future. At Kalfus & Nachman, we understand the pain grieving families feel, and we are willing and able to take action against negligent parties who caused a loved one's death. For a free review of your claim, please call (800) 361-0430 today.
How Can I Tell If I Have a Wrongful Death Claim?
A wrongful death lawsuit in Virginia alleges that the victim was killed as a result of the negligence and that the surviving dependents or beneficiaries are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant's conduct. Wrongful death cases can be very difficult to prove and include timely research and understand all the elements of the wrongful death case.
If you even have the slightest inclination that your loved one's death could have been prevented, contact Kalfus & Nachman right away. Time may be an important factor in wrongful death claims.
Compensation in Wrongful Death Cases
The following damages may be recoverable in a wrongful death claim:
- Immediate expenses associated with the death (medical & funeral)
- Loss of victim's anticipated earnings until time of retirement or death
- Loss of benefits caused by the victim's death
- Pain and suffering, or mental anguish to the survivors
- Loss of care, protection, companionship to the survivors
- General damages
- Punitive damages
Kalfus & Nachman has helped many clients in Virginia and North Carolina get fair compensation for the untimely death of a loved one. If you suspect a loved one's death may have been the result of another party's carelessness, call (800) 361-0430 or complete our online contact form today.