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What Types of Negligence Are Grounds for a Wrongful Death Claim?

Published on Apr 15, 2021 at 6:40 pm in Wrongful Death.

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Other people’s negligent actions can sometimes lead to accidents that injure other people. In some situations, those injuries can lead to death. When that happens, their family and loved ones will want to file a wrongful death claim because their loved one was taken from them too soon. Before filing a claim, you’ll need to know which types of negligence constitute wrongful death.

When you have questions about what qualifies for a case, you could use the help of a wrongful death lawyer. At Golden Law Office, we can answer your questions and determine whether you have grounds to file against the negligent party. With our help, you’ll be able to recover the compensation you deserve to cover funeral and burial expenses, as well as other costs your loved one incurred before passing.

Who Can Recover Compensation for Wrongful Death in Kentucky?

Published on Jan 14, 2021 at 7:50 pm in Wrongful Death.

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When your loved one has been in an accident as a result of someone else’s negligence and died from their injuries, you likely feel that they deserve justice for their wrongful death. You shouldn’t have to deal with the financial and emotional fallout of their death alone. But it’s important to first know if you’re eligible to file a wrongful death claim in your loved one’s name in Kentucky so you know if you can recover compensation.

With the help of a wrongful death lawyer from Golden Law Office, you’ll be able to confidently fight for justice for your loved one. We’ll help you get the compensation you deserve to pay for the necessary expenses and get back to your normal life.

What Does “Loss of Consortium” Mean?

Published on Nov 14, 2019 at 7:41 pm in Wrongful Death.

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If you’ve recently lost your spouse as the result of someone else’s negligent actions or inactions, you may have grounds to file a claim. Doing so would seek compensation to cover your loved one’s end-of-life expenses, in addition to helping you maintain financial stability.

There are a number of factors that go into deciding the value of a wrongful death claim. Some of them are calculable with dollars and cents, others are not. One of the most common noneconomic damages is loss of consortium. Let’s take a look at what that is and what payment can do for a family.

Kentucky Statutes of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

Published on Dec 13, 2018 at 8:41 pm in Wrongful Death.

Whether you’re working on a construction site or traveling through bluegrass country, there’s always the chance for an unexpected injury, or worse. In the event you lose a loved one as a result of an unexpected or a wrongful death, Kentucky’s wrongful death laws can help you pick up the pieces. It’s important to recognize, however, that this process is time sensitive because of its statute of limitations.

Before you can understand how the statute of limitations works for wrongful death claims in Kentucky, you need to understand what constitutes a wrongful death and how statutes of limitations work.

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