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How Does a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Work?

2018-09-04T13:48:11+00:00December 16th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|Tags: , |

Are you considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit? If so, you likely are wondering what that process involves. Going to court in real life is never as streamlined as it appears on television and movies. In real life, proceedings can take anywhere from a couple of days to several weeks or even months. Today we're talking all about wrongful death suits, how they work, and what to do when you feel like you are in a situation where someone you know has passed in what you believe was a wrongful death. Read on to find out more and learn about how a wrongful death suit works. No one ever wants to have to deal with the situation of a wrongful death. The emotional aspect of knowing someone that has passed away as the [...]

Handling a Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Getting Full Case Value

2017-11-07T21:47:53+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Wrongful Death|Tags: |

The process of dealing with a loved one's passing can be very difficult. In cases where the death was caused by another, called a wrongful death, handling the grief and the knowledge that things could have been different can be very tough. You are entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the entity, company, or person that caused the death of a loved one due to inaction, negligence, or malpractice. Nothing can bring your loved one back into your life, but you can hold the person or entity who caused the death responsible. If you want to know more about getting full case value and how a wrongful death suit is handled, read on to find out more. An attorney can help you make a claim for monetary compensation by helping you [...]

Summer Pool Safety Tips For Adults When It Comes To Children

2017-11-07T22:07:09+00:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death|Tags: , , , |

With summer finally here, it's finally time for summer fun and hijinks. Adults and children get to swim in pools, lakes, and even the ocean! These times can be great for making memories, but they're also a time to remember to focus on safety. Unfortunately, every year in the United States five thousand children aged under 15 are treated for injuries due to the pool or the spa. Additionally, about 400 children under the age of 15 are killed every year by drowning in pools and spas. Over 3 out of 4 of those children were under the age of 5. So while it may be fun to enjoy the pool this summer, keep in mind that there is an element of danger and you need to be ready for it. When someone [...]

How a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Works

2017-11-07T22:27:49+00:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

You may have heard about a wrongful death lawsuit before-- maybe you were watching television or a movie or maybe you even know someone who has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. If you don't know what a wrongful death lawsuit is, that's all right-- many people don't. A wrongful death lawsuit is essentially a wrongful death claim that is filed. Wrongful deaths are terrible, but they do happen, often leaving devastating effects in their wake. Claims are made against the defendant. The defendant usually has caused someone to pass away through negligence or even intention to cause harm. These claims are usually filed on the behalf of the deceased by their family members or other parties. It is the right of the deceased's estate to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the legally responsible [...]

Finding a Mesothelioma Lawyer

2015-01-30T23:34:50+00:00January 30th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that comes about mostly due to exposure to asbestos. Over the years, many people working with asbestos and those around them have contracted mesothelioma. The real tragedy in all of this is that it is very hard to take care of and those who contract it are unlikely to survive for very long. This cancer affects the linings of several major organs including the lungs, the heart and the abdominal cavity. It may also affect the testis. Common symptoms of mesothelioma include shortness of breath (due to buildup of fluid between the lining and chest cavity, wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing. More severe cases may result in tumor growth, jaundice, low blood sugar, blood clots in the veins and more. Treatments have had little effect [...]

Obtain Full Case Value in Your Wrongful Death Lawsuit

2014-11-19T07:19:55+00:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Wrongful Death|

When your loved one dies due to malpractice, negligence, or inaction of another person, you are entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or company or any other entity such as a government bureau that is liable for the death. Although nothing will bring your loved one back to life, holding the entity accountable for their wrongful actions can provide solace. The attorneys at Payas, Payas and Payas, LLP can help file a lawsuit and claim for monetary compensation. We take time to know the cause of death, what the deceased meant to the family (both emotionally and financially), and the job of the deceased and his/her future prospects he/she had. We understand that it is very painful to lose your loved suddenly, but we try to make a lawsuit [...]