A wrongful death occurs when a person dies due to the negligence or wrongful act of another. Generally speaking, if the deceased would have had grounds for a personal injury claim had he or she lived, then surviving family members have grounds for a wrongful death claim.
The unexpected loss of a family member is always tragic, but it can be especially difficult to cope when the death was caused by another person’s or company’s negligence. Lueker Mott Zezula wrongful death attorneys understand the emotional trauma you and your family are experiencing. We are here to answer your questions and help you pursue justice and compensation from those who are responsible.
If you suspect that a loved one has died as a result of someone's negligence or wrongdoing, please contact us so we can commence an investigation of your case. Call us today at (203) 408-6500.
Wrongful Death Cases
There are countless scenarios that could give rise to a wrongful death claim. Our injury attorneys handle a variety of wrongful death cases including:
- Death due to car accidents;
- Death due to motorcycle accidents;
- Death due to truck accidents;
- Death due to hit and run accidents;
- Death due to pedestrian accidents;
- Death due to drunk driving accidents;
- Death due to defective products;
- Death due to a fires and explosions;
- Death due to misdiagnosis or medical malpractice;
- Death due to construction site accidents;
- And more....
What Damages Are Recoverable After a Wrongful Death?
Every wrongful death claim is unique, so the types of damages that are recoverable and their value can differ significantly from one case to the next. In Connecticut the wrongful death statute, Connecticut General Statutes Section 52-555, allows for the recovery of damages for pre-death physical pain and suffering, reasonably necessary medical, hospital and other health care expenses, funeral expenses, loss of life itself, the loss of enjoyment of life, and other just compensation.
Connecticut Wrongful Death Attorneys You Can Trust
Connecticut has a 2 year statute of limitations from the date of death to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Therefore, it is imperetive to consult a Connecticut wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible after the death occurs. Lueker Mott Zezula's wrongful death lawyers in CT will talk to surviving family members and commence an investigation of your case for free.
The CT wrongful death lawyers at Lueker Mott Zezula know how difficult it can be to cope with the loss of a loved one. We are Connecticut wrongful death attorneys you can trust, and will do everything in our power to alleviate the stress and help you recover the compensation you need to move on with life. We have the knowledge, passion, and tenacity to represent your interests. Call (203) 408-6500 or complete our contact form to schedule a free consultation. If you cannot make it into our office, we are happy to come to you.