Wrongful Death

Wrongful Death Attorney Serving Michigan
Nothing is more devastating or traumatic than losing someone you love in an accident that could have been prevented. If your loved one was killed due to another person’s negligent, reckless, or careless actions, you have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. It’s important to work with an experienced Lansing wrongful death attorney if you wish to file a lawsuit, as the wrongful death laws in Michigan are complex. A well-practiced attorney can review your case to inform you of your legal rights, advise you of your best options, and help you take the appropriate steps to file a successful claim.

Michigan’s’ wrongful death laws state that a person or entity whose negligence leads to the accidental death of another person can be sued for damages. There are a variety of circumstances that could possibly lead to a wrongful death accident, including:

  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Slip & Falls
  • Burn Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Dog Bites
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Construction Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Dangerous or Recalled Drugs

Recovering Damages in a Wrongful Death Case
In order to recover damages in a wrongful death lawsuit, you must demonstrate how the defendant’s negligent actions led to your loved one’s death. If you can successfully prove that another person or entity is liable for the wrongful death, you will be awarded damages for:

  • Conscious Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Probate and other administrative expenses
  • Loss of income, benefits, or pension the victim would have contributed
  • Any medical expenses the victim incurred prior to death
  • Loss of non-economic benefits (i.e.-love, companionship, guidance, support, comfort, care, security, supervision, etc.)

Contact Lansing Wrongful Death Attorney David M. Clark
If you need help filing a wrongful death lawsuit, you’re in good hands. Wrongful death lawyer David M. Clark has successfully litigated many wrongful death lawsuits, and has recovered millions for his clients in Lansing, Howell, Jackson and the surrounding areas in Michigan. You can trust The Clark Law Office to determine the best course of action for your case in order to maximize your chances at recovering the largest possible settlement!