When an injury is bad enough, there are times when people cannot be saved despite the efforts of the medical team. Take for example a case where a patient has a serious neck injury. If the spinal cord has been severed high on the body, it may be very difficult to save the person’s life. Even if it’s possible, they may have no control over their organs or body. It’s difficult to imagine.
Losing a loved one after a complex and catastrophic injury is hard, and you may not be sure what to do. It’s okay to take some time to think through what you’d like to do next. If your loved one was hurt as a result of a car crash, boating accident or other situation, you may be able to seek compensation from the at-fault party.
Making a wrongful death claim could be difficult with everything else you’re dealing with. That’s why working with an attorney is a good choice. Your attorney can take over filing legal documents and negotiating with the other party and their insurance agents. You’ll get the final say when determining if you’re going to accept a settlement, but you won’t have to worry about talking to insurance agents or trying to negotiate on your own.
Losing a loved one, a companion, a parent, a child or a sibling is devastating, but that doesn’t mean that you have to suffer financially because of it. While money won’t bring them back to you, it can help you and your family be secure during a time when you’re recovering from a significant emotional loss.