The loss of a loved one can be a tragic and life-altering experience, and even more so when their death was caused by the negligence of another person. In this kind of situation, survivors may file a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf” of their loved one to seek compensation for their loss. This loss can describe loss of financial support, lost companionship, funeral expenses and more.
Upon the negligent death of a loved one, it is important that you obtain legal aid from lawyers who have substantial experience with wrongful death lawsuits. At Pace Law Firm, our team of wrongful death lawyers are skilled in obtaining full compensation for survivors, and are committed to providing the understanding and caring support you need.
The wrongful death of a loved one can be a devastating experience for survivors and, as caring individuals, we understand that monetary compensation cannot make up for this kind of loss. However, we also know that wrongful death often results in significant financial consequences for the surviving family members. Let our team of Toronto wrongful death lawyers help you to understand your legal options and provide the support you need during this difficult time.
Pace Law Firm has successfully helped numerous families navigate the wrongful death legal process following the loss of a loved one.
Our wrongful death lawyers are compassionate advocates and will help you mitigate the financial impact of funeral costs, medical expenses and more.
WRONGFUL DEATH CLAIMS
Our experienced legal team can provide legal advice, guidance and representation in a variety of cases — ranging from the loss of a family’s primary breadwinner to the loss of a child.
A wrongful death claim can be filed by immediate family members, spouses, life partners, children and anyone suffering substantial damages from the loss. Wrongful death may be filed against an individual, a company, a government agency or anyone else who is proved to be responsible. Cases of wrongful death often involve drunk driving, medical malpractice or defective machinery.
Types Of Wrongful Deaths
Wrongful death occurs in a situation wherein a person has died due to the negligent action of another person, company, association, or government agency (either intentional or unintentional). Claims are considered civil actions—as opposed to criminal actions. Wrongful death claims can involve:
- someone killed in a motor vehicle accident;
- medical malpractice; and
- product liability cases.
To understand if an insurance claim or a lawsuit is the best course of action for you and your family, talk one-on-one with wrongful death lawyers at Pace Law Firm. We will guide you through this turbulent time, protecting your best interests.
Who Is Eligible To Make A Claim For Wrongful Death?
The Family Law Act governs claims for damages as the result of a wrongful death. The Act states that the following family members may make a claim for damages:
- Spouses (including common-law);
- grandparents; and
Speak to a Pace Law Firm wrongful death lawyer in Toronto to discuss your claim.
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