Wrongful Death Lawyer Minneapolis, MN
If your loved one has died due to the negligence or misconduct of another person, you have a legal right to recover compensation. Surviving family members of a person who is killed because of the negligent actions of someone else have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit in the state of Minnesota.
There are several different ways in which a wrongful death can occur. One example would be someone being killed in a car collision by a drunk driver. In this case, the drunk driver was negligent because he made the decision to drive while intoxicated. These circumstances would justify a wrongful death claim.
Other causes of wrongful death may include:
- Pedestrian Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Criminal Acts
At the Magna Law Firm, we handle a myriad of different types of wrongful death claims. If your loved one has died because of someone else’s negligence, let us work on your behalf to obtain justice on behalf of your loved one.
Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in Minnesota
In Minnesota, only a surviving spouse or a blood relative may file a wrongful death claim. The claim must be filed within three years of the victim’s death. Surviving family members may be able to recover compensation from the Defendant in a wrongful death claim. Possible damages that may be awarded include damages for funeral expenses, lost income, loss of anticipated financial support, loss of companionship and emotional pain and suffering.
If you believe your loved one died as a result of someone’s negligence or wrongdoing, please contact the Magna Law Firm today to discuss your legal options.