Did someone’s carelessness cost you a beloved family member? Our Shepherdsville wrongful death lawyers stand by Bullitt County families like yours during this difficult time. With the help of Isaacs & Isaacs Personal Injury Lawyers, you could recover compensation not only to pay bills but also in recognition of what your family suffered.
Our Wrongful Death Attorneys Evaluate Your Possible Damages
Among the most stressful expenses after a sudden loss is honoring the final wishes of the deceased. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) highlights many of the costs associated with funeral and burial services, such as:
- Casket or urn
- Funeral service
- Graveside service
- Other final wishes
All of these and other costs associated with your loved one’s funeral can be recovered. Your loved one’s life deserves appropriate recognition, paid by the responsible party.
Yet funeral costs aren’t the only financial strains covered by compensation:
- Lost income
- Medical bills
- Out-of-pocket expenses
Lost income includes income the deceased would have earned not only from their primary job but also from any side revenue streams. Our personal injury lawyers consult with financial experts to create a comprehensive portrait of the lost financial support. Some losses you suffered may not be listed here but could still be eligible for reimbursement. When we investigate your case, we explore every avenue for damages so you aren’t saddled with unnecessary financial burdens.
Although the law seems dry and unemotional, it doesn’t neglect to recognize the emotional costs of tragedy. In fact, certain family members can receive certain non-economic damages:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of parental guidance
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of support
- Loss of affection
For instance, children can receive special consideration for the loss of crucial advice their parent could have provided in their future. Widows and widowers can be compensated for the intimacy and emotional support their spouse gave them.
These are not insignificant consequences. The law, therefore, establishes rules to hold the liable party accountable for them. Your Shepherdsville wrongful death lawyer can help enforce those rules in your case.
Kentucky allows grieving families to pursue additional damages designed not to reimburse specific expenses but to punish the perpetrator.
Punitive damages are typically allowed in cases involving willful or gross negligence—accidents that only happened on purpose or due to an extreme lack of caution. Our attorneys can discuss more in detail with you once we learn more about the accident.
For a free legal consultation with a wrongful death lawyer serving Shepherdsville, call 800-333-9999
Our Wrongful Death Lawyers Satisfy Your Need for Answers
We use our 400 combined years of experience and knowledge to address your concerns and forge a path forward. Consult Isaacs & Isaacs Personal Injury Lawyers if you have questions about:
- How to file an insurance claim
- What to say to an insurance adjuster
- What your case is worth
- Who can file a lawsuit
- Who receives what damages
- When to file a lawsuit
- What litigation involves
- How much your case will cost
In many of these situations, we can take over. We can help you fill out paperwork to file a claim, handle communication with adjusters, and talk to the negligent party and their representation. Our team also consults experts and gathers evidence to determine the value of your case and ensure your losses aren’t underestimated by the other side.
Our lawyers serving Shepherdsville can also guide you through Kentucky’s laws regarding wrongful death.
The personal representative for the deceased’s estate—either someone named in the will or appointed by the court—can file a lawsuit. Damages are disbursed according to how your family is structured (Ky. Rev. Stat. § 411.130). We can explain these and other rules in easy-to-understand language. Meanwhile, our firm will not charge you anything unless your case is won via a settlement or a verdict in court. Even the initial consultation is free.
We guarantee our clients that we can and will:
- Provide frequent case updates
- Be accessible on a regular basis
- Return calls and emails quickly
- Assist Spanish-speaking clients
You shouldn’t have to guess what’s happening in the pursuit of justice for your loved one. You are always aware of how your case is progressing.
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Our Lawyers Investigate Your Case and Identify Negligence
To defend your rights and those of your lost loved one, we compile evidence connecting their passing to someone’s negligent action. That means the other party acted in a way that violated their duty of care and caused preventable death. As a result, the surviving family of the deceased is entitled to damages. Violating duty of care can mean a product manufacturer failed to run adequate safety checks before releasing something on the market.
It could mean a commercial truck driver got behind the wheel while drowsy after driving longer than their regulated hours. Even failing to keep a dog on a leash can constitute a violation of a duty of care. These and other scenarios could be the basis for a wrongful death claim or lawsuit. Our firm could represent your lost loved one if negligence claimed their lives in any of the following situations:
- Car accidents
- Truck collisions
- Motorcycle crashes
- Bicycle collisions
- Pedestrian accidents
- Boating accidents
- Slip and falls
- Premises liability cases
- Defective medical devices
- Defective drugs
Don’t hesitate to ask us about your case, even if you aren’t sure what happened. In fact, our firm can conduct an independent investigation to verify the facts of the accident, unearth evidence, talk to witnesses, and identify the liable party’s negligence.
Among the variety of wrongful death accidents our attorneys have handled are some notable cases and recoveries, such as:
- $10 million for a head-on collision with a semi-truck accident
- $1.5 million for an accident involving a motorcyclist
What you receive in your case will be based on your own personal losses. However, our case results testify to our willingness to stand up for those who can no longer stand up for themselves.
Our Firm Can Handle Your Shepherdsville Wrongful Death Case
Learn about your rights, determine the value of your Shepherdsville case, and chart the next steps by connecting with our wrongful death lawyers now. There’s no fee unless we win and no cost for the consultation. Contact Isaacs & Isaacs Personal Injury Lawyers today.