Kansas City Wrongful Death Attorney
Helping survivors recover damages
Vance C. Preman, P.C. has handled many wrongful death claims in the 34 years since the firm was started. A wrongful death claim arises when a death is caused by the misconduct of another person. In addition to skill and experience, attorney Preman approaches his work with deep compassion for victims and their survivors.
The purpose of a wrongful death lawsuit is to recover damages for family embers who have suffered financial and/or emotional injury as a result of a relative’s death. A wrongful death suit differs from other types of personal injury claims because the actual not the one bringing suit. Either the victim’s family or the estate files suit on behalf of the victim.
Guiding survivors through complex legal issues
The laws concerning who can file a wrongful death claim are complex, requiring you to show:
- The death of the victim was caused by a wrongful act or neglect.
- The injured person would have been entitled to file an action to recover damages if he/she had lived
- There are surviving beneficiaries, children or dependents of the victim
- Monetary damages have resulted from the decedent’s death
You need the help and support of a wrongful death attorney who is well versed in this complex set of laws, and has a record of good results and has compassion for the survivors’ suffering.
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