Illinois Wrongful Death Cases In Illinois
The death of a loved one is the most heat-breaking tragedy one can endure. The sadness and frustration is even greater when it occurs because of another’s careless behavior. The term "wrongful death" means that someone’s negligence or wrongful conduct resulted in the death of another person. Like any other personal injury case, it is important to select an attorney with the knowledge, skill, and dedication to effectively prosecute a wrongful death case. Attorney Jason M. Kroot has been successfully prosecuting all types of wrongful death cases for over a decade. For further information, we invite you to contact Kroot Law, LLC for a free consultation and case evaluation.
Types of Wrongful Death Cases
There are many types of wrongful death cases. Below is a list list of the most common civil lawsuits involving wrongful death in Illinois:
- Medical Malpractice
- Medication or pharmacy error
- Nursing home liability
- Auto accidents
- Plane and aviation accidents
- Train and other mass transporation accidents
- Premises liability accidents
- Product liability
- Other personal injury
For more information on a specific type of wrongful death case, select the corresponding link above.
Damages in Illinois Wrongful Death Cases
In a wrongful death case, the heirs of the decedent may seek compensation for pain and suffering the decedent may have experienced before death under a survival action. The heirs may also recover for loss of companionship, moral guidance, and financial support. Under the recently revised wrongful death statute in Illinois, the surviving spouse and next of kin may also recovery for grief, sorrow and mental suffering associated with losing the loved one.
Choosing A Wrongful Death Lawyer
In deciding how to proceed, it is critical to choose an attorney with the knowledge, skill, and dedication to prosecute your case effectively. Chicago personal injury lawyer Jason M. Kroot has successfully recovered over 25 million dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients, while providing the highest degree of personal service. If you believe your loved one’s death was wrongfully caused, we invite you to contact Kroot Law for a free consultation.