When you lose a parent it is always difficult for your family. This loss can be especially painful when that loss is premature. If you have suffered parental loss due to the negligence of another you may be eligible for compensation from the guilty party. It is important to understand your legal rights in this event to help ensure you get the compensation due to you by law. Contact Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers, our team of wrongful death attorneys will help you understand your options.
What Constitutes Wrongful Death?
For many people, the idea of wrongful death is difficult to understand. What this means is your parent or loved one’s death was caused due to another’s accidental wrongdoing or negligence. Some of the instances that fall under wrongful death of a parent include:
- Medical malpractice
- Nursing home neglect
- Auto accidents
- Accidental fire
These are just a few of the things that could be considered wrongful death in the loss of a parent. The team of personal injury lawyers at Calahan Law in Baton Rouge, Louisiana will help you understand if your case falls into this area.
You Have Rights After the Loss of a Parent
When you lose a parent nothing can bring them back or ease your suffering. It is important, however, to make sure the negligent party bears financial responsibility for their wrongdoing. Under Louisiana law you may be eligible for compensation in a number of areas:
- Funeral expenses
- Medical bills
- Unnecessary pain and suffering
If you have lost a parent due to another’s negligence please contact the wrongful death attorneys at Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers. We will provide you with the understanding you need during this difficult time and the aggressiveness you deserve to help ensure you receive the right compensation for your loss. Call us today at 225-387-2323 or fill out our Case Evaluation Form to your right today.