Due to the CoVid-19 Pandemic, the offices of Rubin & Machado, Ltd., have made the decision to have our attorneys and staff work remotely. Even though we will not be physically present in our office, our attorneys and staff are still working diligently on all cases and are always available to discuss your case, answer questions, discuss new cases or meet with you telephonically.

We appreciate the trust you have placed in us and will continue to work hard though these very challenging times.


Por motivos de la Pandemia COVID-19 Las oficinas de Rubin & Machado, Ltd. han tomado la decision de que nuestros abogados y resto del personal trabajen desde sus casas en trabajo remoto. Quiza no estaremos presente fisicamente en la oficina, pero Los abogados y el resto de personal estaran trabajando diligentemente en sus casos y siempre estaremos disponibles para responder sus preguntas y quiza hablar de nuevos casos,  lo podremos hacer via Telefonica. Apreciamos su confianza seguiremos trabajando arduamente a su servicio en estos tiempos dificiles.

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Wrongful Death

Compassionate Representation during Your Toughest Times

A bearded man grievesAt the firm of Rubin & Machado, wrongful death cases are treated with the utmost degree of sensitivity and compassion. Our personal injury attorneys will provide you with the support you need and the respect you deserve while you deal with what is perhaps the most difficult event of your life. Should you choose to pursue legal action against the party responsible for your loved one’s death, we will handle of all the details of your case, leaving you time to heal. If you’re considering taking legal action against the person who caused your loved one’s death, please contact the wrongful death attorneys at our Chicago office to set up a personal consultation.

Common Causes of Wrongful Death

A death is deemed wrongful if it is the result of another person acting recklessly, negligently, or without consideration for others’ safety. Specific situations in which wrongful death can occur include:

Immediate family members have the right to file a lawsuit against the person who is responsible for their loved one’s death, and pursue financial compensation for their loss.

Why Do I Need a Wrongful Death Attorney?

Hiring a wrongful death attorney is a good idea for several reasons. First, doing so gives you and your family time to tend to personal matters. Our attorneys can handle all of the logistical details of your case while you recover from your devastating loss. Also, with a thorough knowledge of the applicable Illinois laws, our attorneys can develop the strongest legal case possible against the party responsible for the death of your loved one. Our wrongful death attorneys know the best ways to craft a convincing argument, prove fault, and recover financial compensation.

Proving Fault in a Wrongful Death Case

For a wrongful death suit to be successful, the plaintiff must prove that the defendant owed the deceased a duty of care and that, in failing to act according to that duty, caused the wrongful death. With years of experience pursuing justice on behalf of clients, our attorneys can help you and your family prepare the best possible case against the person responsible for your loved one’s death.

Contact Our Wrongful Death Attorneys

If you wish to file a claim against the person responsible for the loss of your loved one, contact the wrongful death attorneys at the Chicago office of Rubin & Machado today to schedule a free review of your case.

Rubin & Machado Ltd.

As a leading personal injury firm in Chicago, Rubin & Machado Ltd. is affiliated with: 

  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hispanic Lawyers Network
  • Illinois State Bar Association

To schedule your free consultation, contact us online or call us at (312) 327-1840.

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