You are likely pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit after the loss of your loved one for two reasons. First, you want to hold the negligent driver accountable for your loved one’s death, and second, you want to make a fair recovery. Accordingly, it is important to do everything that you possibly can to make your case effectively and recover the damages to which you are legally entitled.

Here Are Some Tips for Making Your Claim

The time for protecting your rights after a fatal truck accident has taken your loved one begins shortly after the accident. Specifically, it is important to:

  1. Follow the rules. A potentially successful wrongful death case can be dismissed if you do not file the court rules. There are specific timelines that need to be followed and specific rules for filing court documents.
  2. Have the necessary evidence to prove liability. This may include evidence from the accident scene and your loved one’s medical records.
  3. Have the necessary evidence to prove damages. This may include things such as receipts, proof of income, and information about what your loved one contributed to your family.

Additionally, it is important to get the advice that you need from an experienced attorney who can provide you with step-by-step recommendations about how to protect your rights.

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Matthew L. White
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