Indianapolis Wrongful Death Attorneys
Have you lost your loved one due to another's negligence?
The worst kind of accident that a family can face is one that involves
the death of their loved one. When an individual is lost due to an accident,
we understand that they are not the only victim. Your whole family is
forced to deal with this tragic incident. Facing the unexpected loss of
someone who is dear to you is arguably one of the most challenging experiences
that someone can go through in life. If you experienced the death of a
family member on account of another's negligence, take action today
to hold the responsible party accountable.
Bowen & Associates, LLC, we understand that involving the legal system in your personal matters
is not high up on your priority list at this time. However, it is important
to understand that without our representation, it can be less likely that
you will obtain the resolution that you desire. Our
personal injury team can help you obtain a fair and just compensation amount that may
help to shoulder the unexpected costs that can arise due to the loss of
your loved one.
Indiana Wrongful Death Claims
According to Indiana Code 34-23-1, wrongful death is defined as a circumstance
in which death is a result of the wrongful act or omission of another.
Essentially, a wrongful death claim is a personal injury lawsuit in which
the victim is unable to serve as a plaintiff in the case. As the family
member of the deceased individual, this statute will enable you to seek
monetary damages as well as establish the defendant's liability.
When it comes to the complexities of a wrongful death claim, we encourage
you against navigating the legal system alone. We know exactly how to
file an effective claim on your behalf and will utilize and exhaust our
resources in order to help
maximize your compensation. Upon securing the representation of our firm, you can be confident that
we will treat you and your family with the compassion and respect that
you deserve. Our skilled trial lawyers will review your wrongful death
case and investigate the cause of the accident in order to determine the
Can I file a wrongful death claim?
In the state of Indiana, these civil lawsuits must be filed by the victim's
personal estate representative. There are some cases in which damages
will be awarded to children, spouses, and other dependents related to
the victim. If there are multiple individuals eligible to seek the damages,
the court will determine how to divide the compensation. If your claim
involves the death of a child, one or both parents must file a claim.
In situations where the parents are divorced or separated, the parent
who obtains legal custody of the child must file the wrongful death claim.
If both parents are deceased, the child's legal guardian may file.
Some of the damages that you may obtain in your wrongful death case include:
- Lost income
- Mental anguish
- Pain and suffering
- Lost companionship
- Hospital and medical expenses
- Lost benefits and inheritance
- Expenses for the funeral and burial
- Costs related to the wrongful death lawsuit
Recover the Compensation You Deserve
We understand that no monetary amount could ever compensate for the lost
life of your loved one. However, such a claim may help you obtain some
form of justice for both your emotional and financial damages. Our legal
professionals have handled numerous wrongful death claims. Due to our
extensive experience, we are fully equipped and qualified to handle your
Begin building your strategic plan of action today by contacting Bowen & Associates, LLC! We are proud to offer each prospective client a complimentary consultation
either in person or via Skype video chat.