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Chicago, Illinois, Wrongful Death Lawyers

When the negligence of another person or entity results in a fatality to an immediate family member, surviving family members face difficult emotional, financial and legal challenges. Steinberg Goodman & Kalish provides attentive and compassionate legal help to family members who have lost loved ones in fatal auto accidents, through medical errors and by other acts of negligence. If your life has been affected by a fatal accident, please contact our firm to schedule your complimentary case evaluation.

What Must Be Proven to Pursue a Wrongful Death Claim?

Our attorneys are experienced advocates for those who have lost family members in fatal crashes, health care related accidents, work accidents and other types of accidents. We are knowledgeable in the elements that must be proven to pursue a wrongful death claim. The following items typically must be shown:

  • The wrongful death was caused by the actions of the defendant (for example, the motorist who caused the crash, the physician who made an error or the product manufacturer)
  • The defendant’s actions were negligent
  • There is a surviving spouse, children, beneficiaries or dependents
  • Loss of support, grief, bereavement, burial/funeral expenses, and medical expenses resulting from the victim’s wrongful death

Read more about wrongful death lawsuits.

What Type of Compensation Is Available for My Loss?

Steinberg Goodman & Kalish helps immediate family members, such as spouses, children and parents, pursue wrongful death claims. In some situations, extended family members may be able to pursue a claim. Although compensation cannot reverse nor replace your loss, it can help the family adjust to new economic circumstances. Compensation can be sought for items such as the following:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral expenses
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Loss of future benefits
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of services
  • Punitive damages

To learn more, contact our firm for a complimentary case evaluation.

$2,300,000 – Brain Injury
$650,000 – Motor Vehicle Accident
$800,000 – Construction Injury
$570,000 – Medical Malpractice

$4,300,000 – Medical Malpractice
$4,100,000 – Construction
$4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice
$3,000,000 – Vehicle Accident

$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
$5,860,000 Medical Malpractice – Wrongful Death
$1,800,000 – Product Liability
$4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice

$3,000,000 – Vehicle Accident
$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
$7,500,000 – Premises Liability

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