Wrongful Death Attorney in Clarksville
Take Action after the Loss of a Loved One
After losing a loved one unexpectedly, most people are overwhelmed. Dealing with grief and other emotions can be draining. It can leave a person with little or no capacity to take care of any of the other responsibilities they may face, such as funeral arrangements, dealing with insurance companies, and issues related to the estate.
If you lost a loved one in an accident, our Clarksville wrongful death attorney can help you effectively hold the negligent party accountable for your loss while pursuing compensation that can help you through difficult times.
What is the Definition of "Wrongful Death"?
Legal dictionaries describe wrongful death as "the death of a human being as the result of a wrongful act of another person." A wrongful act can include anything from reckless driving, to negligent behavior or security. It can also include instances of intentional assault and attacks, as well as medical malpractice.
What Elements Comprise a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
In order to file a wrongful death lawsuit, you must be able to demonstrate the following:
- An individual died
- Their death was caused by someone else's negligence or intent to cause harm
- There are surviving family members who suffered financial injury as a result of the individual's death
Taking the Weight Off Your Shoulders
We know how challenging it is to experience the death of a loved one, which is why we focus on taking the weight off your shoulders. We can take on the responsibilities of building a case – including dealing with insurance companies – to ensure that you and your loved ones can focus on what matters most at such a challenging time.
We will examine all possible avenues for compensation, including:
- Loss of income
- Loss of consortium
- Conscious pain and suffering your loved one may have experienced
- Punitive damages
Multimillion-Dollar Settlements & Verdicts
At Pete Olson Injury Attorneys, we are here for you and your loved ones. We focus on doing everything we can to make the process of pursuing justice as easy as possible. You deserve to have time to reflect and to be with those you love, but you also deserve to be compensated for what was taken from you.
Attorney Pete Olson has been helping people with the most challenging cases for more than 25 years. During that time, he has favorably resolved more than 1,000 cases and obtained multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients.
If you have lost a loved one to an accident, we can help you pursue accountability and full compensation. Turn to Clarksville wrongful death attorney Pete Olson today.