Category: Wrongful Death

4 Mistakes That Could Hurt Your Wrongful Death Claim

Having a loved one die in a sudden accident is utterly devastating. Because the grief can be debilitating, most surviving family members do not even want to think about navigating complicated legal proceedings in the wake of the loss. In certain scenarios, though, it may be necessary to build a wrongful death claim relatively soon [..]

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Importance of Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney Right Away

Pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit after the loss of a loved one is the last thing on most people’s mind.  Losing a loved one is utterly devastating regardless of the cause, but when the death is unanticipated, it can be especially tragic because family members don’t get the chance to say goodbye. Although filing a lawsuit [..]

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Boat Collision Injury and Right of Way

Boat collisions happen every year, mainly because of operator inattention and ignorance of rules. Not knowing the right of way rules can be dangerous to yourself and everyone boating around you. Reviewing the Navigation Rules, regulated by the U.S. Coast Guard, can easily prevent collisions.  Right of Way Give-way vessel: vessel that does not have [..]

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What Constitutes “Wrongful Death” in Missouri?

Losing someone whom you are especially close to can feel like losing a piece of yourself, and no amount of compensation can make you feel entirely whole again. If the death was the result of an unanticipated accident, though, filing a successful wrongful death claim may provide some sense of closure by allowing you to [..]

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Missouri?

Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Missouri The unexpected loss of a family member is one of life’s most tragic events and can cause a major emotional crisis. A death in the family can also lead to financial uncertainty due to medical bills and the loss of income. If a person dies as a result of another [..]

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Personal Flotation Device Injury Claim

A PFD or personal flotation device is very important when going out on the water. It may just seem like it is for those who cannot swim, but PFDs could be the difference between life and death, even for the strongest swimmers. Three out of four people do not wear a PFD when in or [..]

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Personal Watercraft Accidents

What are more commonly known as Jet Skis, personal watercrafts are relatively new to the boating scene, but have quickly become one of the most dangerous watercrafts out there. Why are PWCs so dangerous? PWCs are very fast; they have no brakes, and can only be steered while using the throttle. The design of the [..]

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Wrongful-Death

A wrongful-death is always unexpected, leaving families unprepared for the overwhelming grief and complex issues that arise. The pain of losing a loved one is often immobilizing and the pressing concerns of loss and burial are overwhelming. Survivors face many important legal decisions that could have a significant impact on their family’s financial future. These [..]

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