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Wrongful Deaths in Bellevue, Nebraska

If someone you love has been killed in an accident, the last thing you want is to be left with a mountain of legal paperwork and bills. That's why we're here. We know that this can be a traumatic time—we've helped many clients get through it successfully—but we also know that it doesn't have to be overwhelming. We'll start by helping you figure out if you have a case and what kind of compensation could be available to cover medical expenses and lost wages. Once we have those answers, we'll work hard to make sure that you get everything that's coming to you under the law.

Feel free to reach out to us at (402) 505-8234 to get the help you deserve.

Compensation Legally Available to Families of Wrongful Death Victims

In Bellevue, the family of a wrongful death victim may be eligible for compensation for the following:

Medical Bills: Expenses related to the medical treatment of the deceased individual are typically covered.

Lost Wages: The deceased's income is typically calculated and paid out to their family members. This amount can vary depending upon what the deceased person would have been making had they not passed away.

Pain and Suffering: In some cases, families of wrongful death victims may also be able to receive money for emotional distress or mental anguish associated with their loss.

You can get assistance from a knowledgeable wrongful death attorney at Bottlinger Law L.L.C. in choosing the precise damages you should pursue.

The Most Common Types of Accidents That Lead to Wrongful Death

Wrongful death is a serious problem that can occur in Bellevue. Wrongful death occurs when someone dies as a result of the negligence of another party. Wrongful deaths are often difficult to understand, but they can be devastating for those left behind.

Motor vehicle accidents: These are the most common cause of wrongful death, and they can include anything from car crashes and truck accidents to motorcycle accidents and pedestrian collisions. In order for someone to be found negligent in a motor vehicle accident, they must have acted unreasonably or carelessly—a standard that is difficult for the average person to meet.

Workplace accidents - Workers' compensation benefits are available for workers who are killed on the job due to another employee's negligence or error. These benefits include payment for funeral expenses and medical bills related to the treatment of injuries sustained while working at your job site.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

A wrongful death lawsuit is a legal action that can be taken by the family of someone who has died due to the negligence of another party. In Nebraska, there are specific requirements that must be met for a wrongful death lawsuit to be filed by the family members of a deceased person.

In Nebraska, there are three prerequisites to bringing a civil wrongful death claim:

  • An individual is deceased.
  • This person's demise was directly caused by someone else's negligence.
  • The deceased's surviving spouse or dependents are suing for compensation as a result of the financial burden of losing their loved one.
  • A further condition is that the deceased must have died within two years of when their injury was caused. If this requirement is not met, then the family will not be able to file a wrongful death claim in Bellevue, Nebraska.

Count on the Assistance of Bottlinger Law L.L.C.

You should trust the assistance of Bottlinger Law L.L.C. for wrongful deaths.

The death of a loved one is always a difficult time, but when the death was caused by someone else's negligence, it can be even more devastating. At Bottlinger Law L.L.C., we understand the pain that comes with losing a loved one, especially when that loss was due to someone else's fault or negligence.

If your family member has died as a result of someone else's negligence and you need help recovering compensation for your loss, contact our Bellevue personal injury lawyers today at (402) 505-8234 to schedule a free consultation.

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