The death of a loved one is devastating to any family. What’s worse is a death that could have been avoided if someone had just practiced greater care or concern for another person. Collins Law understands the legal, financial, and emotional toll that a wrongful death can take on you and your family.
We provide legal support for grieving families who deserve compensation for the loss of a member. We hold the at-fault parties accountable for their negligence or careless actions. Furthermore, we go after the insurance companies to ensure that your family gets a fair settlement so that you can move on.
Don’t take on the insurance company during this vulnerable time in your life. Let us help you through the legal process. To speak with a wrongful death attorney in Birmingham, AL, call us at (205) 881-0403 for a free, no-hassle case review.
We Provide Legal Assistance for All Types of Wrongful Death Cases
We understand that no amount of money can bring back your loved one. However, we can help you recover your financial losses while addressing what went wrong and who was at fault. Collins Law has helped clients in the past with a wide range of wrongful death cases including:
- Auto accidents
- Premises liability
- Truck accidents
- Slip and fall cases
- Motorcycle injuries
- Commercial vehicle cases
- Workplace accidents
Contact us today to discuss your case. We can go over the details of the accident answer your questions, and decide the best legal strategy to take. A wrongful death attorney can take the load off of trying to get compensation for your damages on your own.
Damages You Can Recover in a Wrongful Death Case
In a wrongful death case, our goal is to establish who is liable for the death of your loved one and determine what your case is worth. If you are a spouse, a parent of a minor, or a minor who lost a parent, then you may be able to claim the following damages:
If the victim was rushed to the hospital and given medical care prior to death, then you may be able to claim all associated medical expenses. This includes ambulance transportation, surgical procedures, ICU, or hospital stay.
Funeral and Burial Costs
Your family can claim all funeral and burial costs such as body preparation, casket, burial plot, funeral home costs, tombstone, etc. Your attorney can help you decide the amount you can claim as a median cost in the state of Alabama.
Loss of Quality of Life for the Family
Your family will suffer in many ways due to the loss of a member. You may qualify to claim damages such as loss of income, emotional pain & suffering, loss of parental care, or loss of companionship.
Pain and Suffering (Survival Claim)
Last, your family may be entitled to a survival claim. This type of claim occurs as a result of the pain and suffering that your loved one experienced prior to death. This is especially the case if prolonged severe suffering was outward and evident.
How a Birmingham, AL Wrongful Death Attorney Can Help
When you hire Collins Law for your wrongful death suit, our legal team goes to work to manage your entire case. We provide extensive legal services that ease your family’s burden during this hard time. How can we help you?
- Establish who is at fault for the death of your loved one
- Gather evidence to verify your claim
- Help you determine how much your case is worth
- Develop a legal strategy to help you win your case
- Negotiate a settlement with the insurance company
If the insurance company rejects your claim or offers a low settlement, you may be able to file a lawsuit. Collins Law can represent you during litigation and take on the insurance company in court.
Contact Collins Law for a Free Case Assessment?
When your family needs legal representation in a wrongful death suit, you can turn to Collins Law. We can move forward with your case and help you recover your damages. To find out more about your legal options, call a wrongful death attorney in Birmingham, AL at (205) 881-0403 for a free case assessment.