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Seeking Justice For Your Deceased Loved One

A fatal accident can alter life as you know it. Though no amount of money can change a devastating loss, striving for full and fair compensation may offer you and your family a tiny bit of solace. Our attorneys at The Truitt Law Firm, LLC, with offices in Covington and Metairie, can help guide you in a wrongful death claim process, with compassion and diligence. We will advocate to bring justice for your loved one.

Answers To Frequently Asked Wrongful Death Questions

What is considered a wrongful death?

Wrongful death is when another person is negligent and causes death. A wrongful death claim can be brought when a person is killed due to the legal fault of another person. That person can be a careless driver who causes a vehicle collision or an employer with unsafe work conditions that results in an employee’s death, among other situations.

Who can file a wrongful death claim?

Surviving loved ones of a person who has died due to the negligence of another may file a wrongful suit claim to seek financial compensation for their loss. Survivors can include a spouse, children and parents. The types of losses you can seek compensation for can include:

  • Future lost salary of the deceased
  • Lost companionship
  • Medical bills
  • Funeral expenses
  • Vehicle damage and replacement

How long do I have to file a wrongful death claim?

The timeframe to bring a wrongful death suit in the state of Louisiana is short. A claim of this type must be brought within 12 months.

Survivors Can Learn More In A Confidential Consultation

If someone you love died because of negligence, you have the right to pursue financial compensation; speak with our skilled attorney today. Call our compassionate wrongful death lawyer at 985-273-0900 or request a consultation using this handy email form today.