Compassionate Representation during Your Toughest Times
At 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:
- Getting into a car accident
- Taking a dangerous drug
- Using a defective product
- Falling victim to medical malpractice
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.