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Wrongful Death Claims in Louisiana

If you have recently lost a loved one in an accident due to the negligent acts of another party, talk to our team at the The Womac Law Firm about your options at this time. We understand that you are going through a lot, financially and emotionally. The last thing you want to do is deal with the additional burden of negotiating with insurance adjusters and may even be considering not filing a claim at all.

Have You Lost a Loved One? Our no-obligation consultations are FREE. Call our wrongful death lawyers in New Orleans today at (504) 470-3935 or contact us online.

Who Can Sue for Wrongful Death?

According to Louisiana law, the following individuals are eligible to file a wrongful death claim:

  • A child of the deceased (if there is no spouse)
  • The parents of the deceased (if there are no children)
  • The siblings of the deceased (if there are no parents)
  • The grandparents of the deceased (if none of the above relations exist)
  • The spouse of the deceased

There are additional exceptions written into the law. For example, a parent cannot sue for wrongful death if they abandoned the deceased as a minor. At The Womac Law Firm, our legal team is experienced in handling these types of cases and is available to answer any of your questions.

Types of Wrongful Death Claims

A wrongful death claim can be filed if a death results from negligence, recklessness, or an intentional act.

We have had extensive success in the past recovering compensation for families who have lost loved ones from:

Not only is it important for you to be fairly compensated for your loss, but it is equally important to hold those responsible accountable.

Whatever you are feeling, discuss your situation with our wrongful death attorneys in New Orleans. We can listen to your case and let you know what we can do to help you get through this difficult time.

Compensation for Wrongful Death

Over the years, we have seen many families struggle financially after the unexpected and untimely death of a loved one. You deserve to be compensated for your losses, and we will fight until you get every dollar you are entitled to by law.

Surviving loved ones may receive compensation for:

  • Burial costs
  • Funeral expenses
  • Lost wages the deceased would have provided
  • Medical bills for treatment the deceased received before passing away
  • Loss of companionship

How The Womac Law Firm Can Help

From gathering and filing all the paperwork to aggressively negotiating with insurance adjusters, our team of New Orleans wrongful death attorneys will handle all the details for you. All you have to do is focus on your family.

If you would like to discuss the details of your case, don't hesitate to get in touch with us. You can start your case risk-free, beginning with your no-cost case evaluation. We only get paid after you get paid. Explore your options and find out more about what you can expect in the claims process. The Womac Law Firm can answer any questions or concerns you have about filing a claim.

No Recovery, No Fee - Start Your Case at No Cost

Talk to our wrongful death team about your loved one's accident. Call (504) 470-3935 for a FREE consult.

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