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Losing a loved one is a painful experience, but nothing compares to the anguish one feels knowing that the death could have. Wrongful death occurs when a person dies because of negligent or reckless actions of another individual or entity. While you may never fully heal from this tragic experience, it is essential to secure your right to obtain financial security. The wrongful death lawyers at Yuspeh Rappaport Law can help you recover for several damages tied to your loss.

How Does a Wrongful Death Occur?

Several scenarios can lead to the untimely death of a loved one. Wrongful death cases frequently arise following:

A nursing home injury

A workplace injury

Medical malpractice

The use of a defective product

An injury on private or public property

Pharmaceutical errors

Defective medical equipment

Who is Responsible for a Wrongful Death?

Several parties may be to blame for the loss you are mourning at this time. Generally, a wrongful death occurs because of the unlawful actions of:

A company, such as an employer

An individual, such as a physician or driver

An organization, such as a hospital or nursing home

A wrongful death attorney with our firm seeks to hold the responsible party accountable for your loss and can strive to obtain the financial recovery you deserve.

While nothing can lessen the pain of losing your loved one, a wrongful death lawyer at our firm can help you and your family receive the necessary compensation to help you move on. You have the right to take your case to court. With the help of our attorneys, you may be able to recover for the following:

Lost income

The victim’s pain and suffering

Loss of companionship

Your own pain and suffering

Medical expenses

Funeral costs

Loss of a prospective inheritance

Punitive damages against the negligent party

Ohio statutes regarding wrongful death govern civil suits regarding wrongful death throughout the state. The state law determines any restraints, recovery limitations, or other requirements necessary for a successful claim. Our attorneys have years of experience handling wrongful death lawsuits in Ohio. Though we cannot mitigate your loss, we strive to maximize your financial recovery and provide the necessary support to guide you through this legal hurdle.

When considering a wrongful death claim, the courts may take several factors into account to determine a just financial award. These factors may include:

The deceased’s earnings

The loss of companionship

The deceased’s savings

The degree to which the surviving family members were financially dependent on the deceased

Medical and funeral costs the survivors incurred because of the death

At Yuspeh Rappaport Law, we understand that it may be difficult to handle legal matters at this time. However, the sooner you secure one of our compassionate wrongful death lawyers to protect your interests, the better your chance will be for obtaining justice for your loss.

Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

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5001 Mayfield Rd. Suite 210
Lyndhurst, OH 44124


(216) 417-6758

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