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WRONGFUL DEATH IN CHICAGO
Wrongful deaths can occur due to a variety of different reasons, including car accidents, work hazards, malfunctioning equipment, murder or medical malpractice.
For the families of those who lost a loved one due to the carelessness of a company, a professional entrusted with a life or a careless driver, the pain would clearly be unimaginable.
And while a Chicago wrongful death lawyer cannot bring a loved one back, they can help ease some of the burden by ensuring that those responsible are held accountable for that death, and that survivors won’t have to struggle financially due to the loss of that loved one’s income.
There are generally three parties that can file a wrongful death suit after the loss of a loved one: a spouse, children, and parents. All three are generally entitled to filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Illinois. If you have questions about a wrongful death in your family, get in touch with our team to see if we can help.
The most common wrongful death suits in Illinois include medical malpractice, traffic accidents caused by driver negligence, construction site accidents and dangerous and defective products.
WHAT DOES A WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT MEAN?
Wrongful death is a claim that a person’s negligence or actions caused the death of another. If someone is determined to be liable for the death of another, they can be held liable for that death.
In this case, a wrongful death claim can lead to a wrongful death lawsuit. If family members of the person who died or was killed have suffered monetary losses because of the victim’s death, they are entitled to monetary compensation from the party determined to be the cause of that death.
Wrongful death lawsuits can come from death caused by criminal behavior, medical malpractice, an automobile accident, hazardous workplaces, or supervised activities.
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Working with David was a pleasure. From the first time I spoke to him I felt at ease with him as he seemed more concerned with my well-being before all. He was always keeping me updated on everything every step through the process and was always available for me if I had a question. David delivered more than expected for me in every way and I would recommend him to anyone. A real class act with your best interest at heart!
Frank T.May 31st, 3017
Best in Chicago; Dave is connected in the area to several doctors/practices and will assist in making sure everything goes as smooth and professional as possible. Great experience and will keep recommending to those in need of a personal injury lawyer!
Thumbtack CustomerJune 30th, 2017
I would highly recommend Attorney David Schwaner and Schwaner Injury Law, to anyone. Not only is David knowledgeable and a gifted attorney, he’s a very sympathetic individual who takes the time to get to know you and your situation. He makes sure to answer all your questions, return all your calls, and always has your best interest at heart. Really top notch attorney, and law firm.
Konrad T.September 15th, 2017
I couldn’t have asked for a better injury lawyer. David Schwaner was wonderful to work with. He’s straightforward and gets the job done, all the while being most compassionate. I wish I could choose 6s. I’d recommend Schwaner Injury Law above all.
Betsy M.July 14th, 2017
David help our family out he took time out to explain everything and was so caring the car accident was do bad that David cried because my son was shot at 30 times and had a bad injury that needed surgery david work night and day because we did not have the best insurance company
Avvo ClientApril 13, 2017
If you want a lawyer with compassion, a conscience, and a strong base of knowledge and experience, David’s your guy. I found myself seriously injured while traveling alone. He treated me with respect, patience, and genuine honesty even when I couldn’t really advocate for myself or think straight due to medications (this is where his patience came in). While it turned out that there wasn’t much any attorney could have done for me, he certainly exhausted every option, and I have no doubt he would have fought well for me had a trial occurred. The only drawback to having hired Mr. Schwaner is that I can no longer tell all those awful lawyer jokes. He ruined them all for me. But that’s a price I’m happy to have paid.
Karen D.January 8th, 2018
I was recommended to Schwaner by another yelper. I Visited this office recently, located in the garner building. They are time efficient people here, things are organized and done when they give you their word to be. After my meeting I must say that the staff is very helpful and David is extremely supportive of his clients. He was ready to answer all questions and commit to necessary steps to help solve the situation immediately. He is one of the best out here!
Helen W.January 5th, 2018
I am truely grateful to David who dealt with the insurance companies on our behalf. We had our own injury to handle and luckily we were able to come in contact with David. He gave us assurance that he would take care of everything. He was very adamant on keeping us informed of the status of the case throughout the process. I hope that I never have to deal with a situation like this again in the future, but if I do I know I can trust David to relieve our worries and be there for us.
Sal W.August 31, 2017
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-10 Best In Client Satisfaction: American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
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