It can be extremely difficult to cope when a loved one has been killed
as a result of the negligent or reckless action of another. No monetary
amount will ever compensate for that loss. If you lose a loved one in
an accident caused by another person’s negligence, however, you
may be able to obtain compensation for funeral services and to help support
the surviving family members. It is important to find an experienced attorney
who can help you during such an emotional time.
To be able to file a wrongful death claim in West Virginia, a family member
(or personal representative) will have to be appointed as representative
of the estate. Our firm regularly assists family members who need help
filing the requisite paperwork to be appointed over the estate.
There are certain types of compensation that can be awarded in wrongful
death claims including:
Our firm has a vast amount of experience handling wrongful death claims.
We will fight to prove that negligence caused the death and will fight
for compensation for the family. We offer free consultations, so call us today.
Funeral and burial costs;
Loss of benefits;
Loss of wages;
Loss of companionship; and
Medical care costs relating to the final injury.