A wrongful death lawsuit arises when a person dies due to the negligence, recklessness or carelessness of another. Wrongful death cases can stem from many different circumstances. For example, they can be caused by motor vehicle accidents, such as car accidents and truck accidents. They can result from fires and explosions, medical malpractice incidents, workplace accidents and construction accidents, among many other types of incidents.
If you have lost a loved one due to a wrongful death, it’s important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible, as you have rights under the law that entitles you to compensation for your loss. An experienced Iowa personal injury lawyer who handles these types of cases can guide you through the legal process and work toward proving causation and fault in your case. At McGuire Law, PLC, our team works diligently to help you obtain the highest level of compensation possible.
Call (641) 424-1614 or request a free consultation online to discuss your options.
At McGuire Law, PLC, we have handled numerous wrongful death cases on behalf of clients throughout Iowa, and have recovered substantial monetary damages. We’ve helped our clients recover damages for:
We can also help clients to recover the loss to the decedent’s estate, that is, what the estate would have been worth had the decedent lived to the age of his or her life expectancy. For example, if the decedent was 45 years old, and his or her life expectancy was 40 more years, the loss in that 40 years may be $300,000, $500,000, or some other amount. We can hire an accountant to compute that loss.