Wrongful Death Overview
The painful shock of unexpectedly losing a loved one can be almost unbearable. The pain and suffering a person can endure from the loss of another can lead to dark and difficult times. Aside from being a personal loss, the concern of lost income, medical expenses, and funeral bills can also weigh heavily on your mind. Wrongful death cases can be frustrating and complex, compounding the emotional distress you experience after losing a loved one. That’s why the intricate matter of a wrongful death case should be handled by an experienced Indiana wrongful death lawyer. The wrongful death attorneys at Stewart & Stewart handle these claims with utmost dignity and respect so you can focus on moving forward.
If someone else’s negligence caused your loved one’s untimely death, you should contact an Indianapolis wrongful death attorney from Stewart & Stewart Attorneys. Our Indiana wrongful death lawyers maintain the highest standard of professionalism and sensitivity.
It may be hard to get past the flood of emotions that come with the unfortunate death of your loved one, but the wrongful death lawyers from Stewart & Stewart can help you move forward with your life. Let our law firm relieve you of further financial burdens and suffering by making your legal process as painless as possible.
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Elements required for an Indiana wrongful death claim
Although the statutes for a wrongful death claim may vary, there are generally four principles that a case must meet, including:
- the death was caused, in whole or part, by the conduct of the defendant
- the defendant was negligent or strictly liable for the victim’s death
- there is a surviving spouse, children, beneficiary, or dependent
- monetary damages have resulted from the victim’s death
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