If someone you love recently died because someone else was negligent, careless, or malicious, you may be eligible to recover a wrongful death settlement on your loved one’s behalf. A Cicero wrongful death lawyer from The Kryder Law Group, LLC, can help you take on the responsible party or parties and collect the money you are entitled to. We fight for individuals and families in Cicero, Illinois, who have lost loved ones at the hands of careless or negligent parties. We want to put our resources to work for you.
At The Kryder Law Group, LLC, we believe our clients should never pay for anything other than actual results. That is why we never charge a fee until we recover money for you. We offer a free wrongful death case evaluation with a member of our team, who will take the time to explain all your options and what you can expect from the legal process. We are eager to get to work for you right away.
To speak with a personal injury attorney and receive a free, no-obligation case evaluation, call The Kryder Law Group, LLC.
Types of Wrongful Death Claims We Can Help You Pursue
No matter the situation or how it happened, if your loved one lost their life, and you believe someone else was responsible for it, you need to speak with a wrongful death lawyer about your legal options. You may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party or parties and collect compensation.
At The Kryder Law Group, LLC, our wrongful death attorneys near Cicero have helped clients recover damages after losing loved ones due to:
If your loved one’s death resulted from a car accident that was partially or fully someone else’s fault, you might have a valid wrongful death claim against the other driver. We will gather evidence to show that the other driver was negligent, careless, or reckless in some way, which may have caused or contributed to the crash and resulted in your loved one’s wrongful death.
Property owners and managers have an express duty to keep their premises safe for guests and passersby. If your loved one died from injuries suffered on someone else’s property—whether residential, commercial, industrial, or public—we will seek evidence that the owner or manager of the property knew about and failed to properly address the hazardous conditions that caused the death.
We can pursue the manufacturer for wrongful death damages if your loved one died using a damaged or defective consumer product, provided that your loved one was using the product for its intended purpose and did not materially alter it from its original form.
If your loved one died after taking medication prescribed by a doctor or dispensed by a pharmacist, we may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against either or both parties, as well as the drug manufacturer.
Medical malpractice leads to many deaths every year. Several parties may be liable in a medical malpractice case, such as the doctor, a medical staff member, or the hospital/facility. We will make sure you collect fair compensation for your damages and losses.
Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect
We can help you receive compensation from the caregiver and facility if your loved one died as a result of nursing home abuse or neglect.
If a violent act killed your loved one, we may be able to hold the responsible party liable even if they escape a criminal conviction.
Other Wrongful Death Situations
If your loved one’s death does not fit into a category listed above, we still want to hear from you and help you. Our wrongful death lawyers have won wrongful death compensation for a variety of situations. For a free case evaluation with a member of our legal team, call The Kryder Law Group, LLC.
You Can Receive Wrongful Death Compensation for Your Damages
A wrongful death settlement or award may include compensation for economic and noneconomic losses associated with the death of your loved one. These damages are typically reserved for the surviving spouse or next of kin of the decedent, but like most things in the legal code, it can vary depending on the unique circumstances of your case. If you have questions about your eligibility or believe you qualify for wrongful death compensation but were told you do not, we can sort it out and make sure you collect any money for which you are eligible.
In a wrongful death case, the decedent’s loved ones are usually eligible for some or all of the following damages:
- The cost of the decedent’s medical care prior to death
- Funeral expenses
- The cost of burial
- Loss of the decedent’s expected future income
- Loss of love, guidance, and companionship
- Pain and suffering
- And potentially more if you qualify
You Must File Your Case Within the Statute of Limitations in Illinois
The statute of limitations on filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Illinois is typically two years, but it can vary depending on certain factors. After the death of your loved one, it is advisable to consult a law firm as soon as possible. We understand the weeks following a loved one’s death are stressful and that you need time to grieve, which is why we will make the process as hands-off for you as possible. You can focus your time on healing and regaining some normalcy in your life while we get started on your case, so call today!
Call Now to Learn More from a Cicero Wrongful Death Attorney
The Kryder Law Group, LLC, wants to talk to you about your loved one and how we can help you hold the party or parties responsible for their death. Our Cicero wrongful death lawyers do not charge a fee until we recover money for you. Call us today for a free case evaluation.