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When a loved one dies due to the negligence, recklessness, or intentional misconduct of another person or entity, the surviving family members are often left with overwhelming grief and financial instability. In these trying times, the legal system can be a daunting place to turn for help. This is why our team at Libbos Law exists. We are a group of compassionate, experienced attorneys who are committed to helping families seek the justice, closure, and compensation they are owed.

If you have experienced a loss due to someone else's negligence, recklessness, or misconduct, we urge you to contact our Springfield wrongful death lawyer. Call (413) 376-7007 today.

What is a Wrongful Death?

In general, a wrongful death is a death that occurs due to the wrongful and negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct of another person or entity. There are two main types of wrongful death claims:

  • Negligent homicide: This occurs when a person is killed due to the negligent act of another person, such as a driver who causes a fatal car crash due to speeding.
  • Criminal homicide: This occurs when a person is killed due to the criminal act of another person, such as a homicide.
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

In Massachusetts, a wrongful death claim can be brought when a person dies due to the negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct of another person or entity. These claims are brought by the surviving family members of the deceased person. Under the law, a surviving spouse, child, parent, or sibling can bring a claim for the loss of a loved one. In these cases, the claim is brought against the person or entity that is at fault for causing the death of the deceased.

To file a wrongful death claim in Mass achusetts, the following must be shown:

  • The deceased person was a family member of the claimant
  • The deceased person died due to the wrongful and negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct of another person or entity
  • The death of the deceased person caused serious financial or emotional harm to the claimant

What Damages Can Be Recovered in a Wrongful Death Case?

The damages you can recover in a wrongful death case can depend on the circumstances of the case. In general, you can recover damages for:

  • Medical bills incurred prior to the death of the deceased person
  • Funeral expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Permanent loss of support
  • Permanent loss of companionship
  • Pain and suffering

How Long Do You Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, you have three years from the time your loved one died to file a wrongful death claim. While this may seem like a lot of time, the sooner you are able to file, the better. This is why it's important to consult with a Springfield wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

Don't wait, contact our wrongful death lawyer in Springfield online or by calling (413) 376-7007 today.

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