WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUITSDisclaimer:                                                            www.ganiminjurylawyers.comTh...
Settlements, compensation and hiring a wrongful                    death lawyer•     A wrongful death lawsuit is filed on ...
Settlements, compensation and hiring a wrongful                 death lawyer (Contd…)•     Wrongful death lawsuit can be f...
Causes of Wrongful Death
1. Wrongful Death and Defective Drugs•   Over the years, various pharmaceutical companies have failed to notify    the FDA...
2. Wrongful Death and Defective Products•   A company’s failure to recognize a defect in one of its products, or to    rep...
3. Medical Malpractice•   Thousands of medical mistakes and incorrect diagnoses occur each    year.•   Sometimes these mis...
4. Toxic Exposure and Poisoning•   People working in petroleum and chemical industries are often    exposed to hazardous s...
5. Accidents and Injuries•   Defective vehicles and negligent driving behavior account for    thousands of accidents and i...
Common accidents leading to wrongful death•   Automobile accidents•   SUV accidents•   Van accidents•   ATV accidents•   B...
Compensation for wrongful death•   Medical expenses•   Hospital expenses•   Funeral costs•   Deceased’s pain and suffering...
Compensation for family members•   Companionship•   Financial support•   Parental support•   Mental distress•   Emotional ...
Wrongful death lawyers•   You need to know your rights when faced with a wrongful death.•   Insurance adjusters work for l...
Contact Us:           Ganim Injury Lawyers 2620 Nichols Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614  Email: george@ganiminjurylawyers.comP...
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Wrongful Death Lawsuits

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In order to win a wrongful death suit, it must be proven that the acts or omissions of another person caused your loved one’s death. The best way to determine if you have a wrongful death claim is to do it with the help of Ganim Injury Lawyers.

To know more about this please call at 203-445-6542, email at george@ganiminjurylawyers.com and also visit: http://ganiminjurylawyers.com/

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits

  1. 1. WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUITSDisclaimer: www.ganiminjurylawyers.comThe tips in this presentation are general in nature. Please use your Phone: (203)445-6542discretion while following them. The author does not guarantee legal E-mail: george@ganiminjurylawyers.comvalidity of the tips contained herein.
  2. 2. Settlements, compensation and hiring a wrongful death lawyer• A wrongful death lawsuit is filed on behalf of someone who died as a result of another party’s negligence or wrongful actions.• Only the executor of the decedent’s estate (usually a family member) can file the wrongful death suit.• Only designated “distributees” can receive compensation.
  3. 3. Settlements, compensation and hiring a wrongful death lawyer (Contd…)• Wrongful death lawsuit can be filed between one to three years after the death, depending on the state In which the suit is filed.• You should contact a wrongful death attorney in your state immediately to determine your rights and learn about settlements and court awards.
  4. 4. Causes of Wrongful Death
  5. 5. 1. Wrongful Death and Defective Drugs• Over the years, various pharmaceutical companies have failed to notify the FDA, physicians and consumers of dangerous defects in their drugs.• Companies that knowingly hide serious side effects are liable for the consequences.• FDA approval doesn’t relieves a company of its responsibility to the consumer, nor does it protect the company from liability.• If the effects of defective drugs lead to premature and wrongful death, a wrongful death suit may be filed.
  6. 6. 2. Wrongful Death and Defective Products• A company’s failure to recognize a defect in one of its products, or to report that defect to retailers and consumers is grounds for a lawsuit.• Product liability lawsuits involves everything from car tires to defective medical devices.• These lawsuits have played a major role in removing defective products from the shelves and out of the workplace.• A product liability attorney can provide you with examples of settlements and help determine your legal recourse.
  7. 7. 3. Medical Malpractice• Thousands of medical mistakes and incorrect diagnoses occur each year.• Sometimes these mistakes and misdiagnoses lead to harm or injury.• Cases of negligence or malpractice that lead to a patient’s death may be grounds for a wrongful death suit.
  8. 8. 4. Toxic Exposure and Poisoning• People working in petroleum and chemical industries are often exposed to hazardous substances leading to devastating illnesses and diseases.• Respiratory disease, blindness, hearing loss, mesothelioma and other types of cancer.• Employers who knowingly expose their employees to toxic substances without taking the proper precautions are guilty of negligence.• Toxic exposure leading to death may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.
  9. 9. 5. Accidents and Injuries• Defective vehicles and negligent driving behavior account for thousands of accidents and injuries each year.• When someone dies as a result of another party’s negligence, it may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.
  10. 10. Common accidents leading to wrongful death• Automobile accidents• SUV accidents• Van accidents• ATV accidents• Bus accidents• Boating accidents• Drowning
  11. 11. Compensation for wrongful death• Medical expenses• Hospital expenses• Funeral costs• Deceased’s pain and suffering prior to death
  12. 12. Compensation for family members• Companionship• Financial support• Parental support• Mental distress• Emotional pain• Loss of wages
  13. 13. Wrongful death lawyers• You need to know your rights when faced with a wrongful death.• Insurance adjusters work for liable party to reduce or eliminate your compensation on technicalities.• Only an experienced wrongful death attorney can assure you a just and fair compensation.• Generally these attorneys work on “NO WIN NO FEE” policy.
  14. 14. Contact Us: Ganim Injury Lawyers 2620 Nichols Avenue, Stratford, CT 06614 Email: george@ganiminjurylawyers.comPhone: (203)445-6542 or Fax: (203)377-7900 (877)828-4279

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