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What is Wrongful Death, and Who Represents a Columbus Family After a Loved One is Lost in a Fatal Accident?

When a person loses their life in an accident caused by the negligence of another it is known in Columbus and throughout Ohio as a "wrongful death". The immediate family or estate of the victim should contact us to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the person or party who caused the accident, and this must be handled in a timely manner.

Wrongful death cases can be quite legally complex, and it is important to work with experienced and proven attorneys who can achieve the best possible result for the family in your unique case. There can be multiple parties who are responsible. For example, if the negligent party was driving a truck or commercial vehicle there can be several separate insurance companies, corporations and individuals who must be held accountable. Even in cases of a fatal DUI accident, the drunk driver may have just left a company function or seasonal party resulting in multiple channels of liability and recovery for our clients and their family.

Call for a free consultation at 614-224-8187.  Our compassionate and experienced attorneys have handled numerous wrongful death cases over the decades we have served the residents of Columbus and Central Ohio. You can entrust your case to our firm knowing that our lawyers have earned a reputation of excellence within the legal community, as well as the respect of insurance companies. They know we are prepared to take your case to trial if need be, and that our skilled attorneys will do everything legally possible to hold them accountable.

This puts our clients in the strongest legal position to ensure the best possible outcome in their case. We understand the devastating pain that has resulted by the loss of your loved one. You can entrust all of the legal details and communications with insurance and legal professionals to us, knowing that we will protect your best interests. It is most important for you to be able to focus on your family, and helping each other through the grief of what has happened, and to support the healing process.

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