What Is A Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jun 3, 2020 12:47:26 PM

You may have heard the term “wrongful death” before. In many ways, it seems self-explanatory. However, in legal terms, a wrongful death lawsuit can be brought in Civil Court (different from criminal court) against a company or individual when that company or individual (the defendant) has negligently or intentionally caused someone’s death. In Ohio, wrongful death litigation is provided for in Ohio Revised Code Chapter 2125.

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What is a catastrophic injury in personal injury law?

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Oct 4, 2019 11:39:58 AM

In the world of personal injury, terms such as soft tissue injury, skeletal injury, loss of use, and catastrophic injury (just to name a few) are used to broadly describe the extent of the injury a victim suffered because of an accident. With some injuries, a victim can recover in weeks or months of medical treatment. But with more serious injuries, like catastrophic injuries, the impact is permanent and can alter a person's quality of life.

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Wrongful Death Attorney: Questions and Answers

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jan 25, 2019 8:35:02 AM

When a loved one dies because of someone else’s actions, you need to consult a wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.  No matter the circumstances, the loss of a loved one can be traumatic, emotional, and difficult to understand.  A loss can leave families with many questions regarding the circumstances and responsibility relating to the wrongful death.  In your difficult time, you need the help and advice of someone you can trust.

Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s wrongful death attorneys help families in Cleveland, Ohio, and across the country find justice after the wrongful death of a loved one.  For more than forty years, Lowe Eklund’s attorneys have successfully represented countless families in settlements, negotiations, and civil trials.  Our dedicated team knows how to hold companies, hospitals, manufacturers, drivers, and negligent actors legally and financially liable for the injuries and wrongful deaths they cause.

If your loved one has passed and you believe a business or individual’s actions may be to blame, you need to act fast to discuss your claims with an attorney.  Call or email Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA today for a FREE consultation about your case.  Or, for answers to wrongful death client FAQs, keep reading below.

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