When someone in your family dies, it is within your rights to demand an explanation for how the death occurred. If an investigation finds any evidence that someone else might have negligently or intentionally caused the fatal accident, turn to a wrongful death attorney for legal advice. A lawyer may be able to answer important questions, such as who is liable for your family’s damages.
At Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP, we represent surviving family members during wrongful death lawsuits in Nashua, New Hampshire. A wrongful death claim could end in financial compensation from one or more parties. It could also bring you justice and closure when you need it the most. We may be able to help your family secure an award that provides financial security and peace of mind. Start your case with a free consultation. Contact us today.
A fatal injury that occurs due to the negligent, reckless or intentional act of someone else is the definition of wrongful death in New Hampshire. Wrongful death can occur in circumstances such as violent crimes, car accidents, premises accidents, dog attacks, defective product incidents and medical malpractice. If you lost a loved one in any type of accident, discuss whether you have grounds for a wrongful death claim with an attorney. The lawyers at Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP can review your loved one’s passing for signs of negligence.
If we believe someone wrongfully took the life of your loved one in Nashua, we may offer our services as your family’s attorneys. From there, we can help you navigate the state’s wrongful death laws. One of the most important is the statute of limitations. This deadline for filing gives families a maximum of six years from the date of a loved one’s death to bring a claim. In New Hampshire, anyone with an interest in the deceased person’s estate may file a wrongful death claim. This is often surviving family members but could be others depending on the situation.
No amount of money can right the wrong a defendant has done to you by taking the life of a loved one. Many families bring wrongful death suits not for compensation alone, but also justice and accountability. That being said, a compensatory award could mean a lot to your family during this time. A positive verdict or successful insurance settlement could yield critical financial benefits for your family. A wrongful death award in New Hampshire could pay for reasonable funeral and burial expenses, the decedent’s lost earnings, and the deceased person’s pain and suffering prior to death. Discover what your claim might be worth during a free consultation at Sweeney Merrigan Law, LLP today.
A wrongful death claim can be much easier with help from an attorney. While you focus your energy on grieving and trying to heal, your lawyer can take care of complicated legal processes on your behalf. Our lawyers care about bringing justice to surviving family members after wrongful deaths in Nashua. We encourage you to contact us immediately if you think you might have a claim. Schedule a free consultation 24/7 at (617) 391-9001.