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If you are reeling from the grief of losing a loved one to an accident, then it could be unreasonable to try to add the pressures of a lawsuit onto your shoulders, too. But you also cannot ignore the fact that another party might owe you compensation and a sense of closure for the pain their mistake caused. To balance your grieving process with the legal processes of a wrongful death claim, come to Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers today.
Our attorneys are careful and compassionate whenever we work on a wrongful death claim. We give you the time and space you need to grieve while also keeping your claim moving. By handing everything to our team – like investigating the accident and calculating owed damages – you can be confident that you are seeking justice in your loved one’s name the right way.
Louisiana law only allows certain people to file a wrongful death claim. In most cases, there is a set order of people with this legal ability, too. People at the top of the list have the first opportunity to file a claim or decide to pass the opportunity to someone further down the list.
In Louisiana, the list of parties who can file a wrongful death claim are: