Death can come unexpectedly. A loved one’s death can be extremely heartbreaking. Especially when the circumstances were out of your loved one’s control. This can be very traumatic when their death was because of another’s wrongdoing and negligence. If it weren’t for their actions, your loved one would still be here today. You deserve compensation. It won’t heal you emotionally but it will help with this new financial burden you must undertake. It’s essential to know how financial loss is calculated by the court as well as elements a wrongful death attorney has that will help make the process a whole lot smoother.
Trying to put a dollar amount on the loss of your deceased loved one is a very complex and complicated issue. The court will look at a variety of factors including the deceased’s education, employment history, past and projected future earnings, and any special training they may have taken. Experts will look at other factors such as the health of the deceased as a whole, their age, the activities they participated in, the amount of exercise they did, past medical issues, and their lifestyle. The compensation awarded to the surviving members will vary by the deceased age, their life expectancy, and losses the surviving members face due to the untimely death.
When your loved one dies unexpectedly you can be very emotional. Being emotional can have an impact on how you make choices. An attorney can handle tasks you may not be emotionally ready to take on including things such as meetings and paperwork. Having a wrongful death attorney can provide you with peace of mind and they won’t let your emotions get in the way of getting what you deserve.
Having a wrongful death attorney not only brings forth knowledge you may not have had but it also can help you keep up with the timeline since this matter is very time sensitive. A statute of limitations is the time limit in which you can bring a case to court. The statute of limitations for a wrongful death case in Hawaii is 2 years. Hiring a Hawaii wrongful death attorney can save you time because of their knowledge. You won’t have to spend time researching, your attorney has the knowledge specific to wrongful death cases and have studied or even participated in other cases. They can also keep up with deadlines, schedules, and keep you updated throughout the whole process.
When your loved one dies it is a tough thing to get through. You likely aren’t prepared for it nonetheless would you be prepared to bring suit. You may know that’s what you want to do but you may not know how to go about it, how to prove negligence, or how to get the right compensation. Their death often has a tremendous financial impact on you. Now you have to deal with the consequences of someone’s negligent actions that caused the death of your loved one. You need someone with years of experience on your side. The last thing you need is more stress. Contact Jed Kurzban Esq, a wrongful death attorney, today at 808-800-2445 or a free no-obligation consultation.