Have you been injured and believe you have a personal injury case in New Brighton, MN? Call our experienced personal injury lawyers for a FREE consultation today.
Our Minnesota law firm has been helping people with their legal cases for over 70 years. Some of our personal injury cases have involved:
|– Brain and Other Catastrophic Injuries||– Building Security Negligence|
|– Car Accidents and Collisions||– Utility and Gas Explosions|
|– Animal Attacks||– Construction Accidents|
|– Slips/Falls||– Wrongful Death Cases|
|– Injuries from Product Malfunctions|
As experienced personal injury attorneys in New Brighton, MN, our goal is to settle your claim quickly and efficiently with the maximum recovery possible under the law. We will pursue your claim to the fullest until a resolution is achieved.
We work on a contingency basis so no fees will be due until your case is successfully completed.
We always start by listening. We will ask a lot of questions about injuries and what happened. In each case we work closely with the injured person and their families to make sure they understand every aspect of their case and how the justice system works. Please call us today for a FREE personal injury consultation.
|Our Team of Experienced New Brighton Personal Injury Lawyers|
|Buchman, John T.||Crowder, Russell H.||Villarreal, Adriel B.|
How to Protect Your Family and Your Rights if a Loved One Dies in a Car Accident
Did you lose a loved one due to another person’s recklessness that resulted in a car accident in New Brighton, Minnesota? Then you need to know the steps you need to take to receive compensation for your loss.
Even when filing a wrongful death claim to seek financial compensation for your loved one does not bring them back, it can make it easier for you and your family to live after their passing. In Minnesota, the spouse or next of kin can file a wrongful death claim against the driver who caused the accident. You need to contact one of our wrongful death attorneys to legally represent you and to file your claim with the court.
Once the court receives the claim, they will appoint a trustee to the case, which is normally a family member. The appointed trustee then is representing the entire family, and after receiving a settlement from the wrongful death case, the person divides the settlement between the family members.
Even though your loved one passed away in a car accident, a wrongful death case is not considered a criminal case. This is a case that is mean to compensate the surviving family members for their financial losses. That is why you need to hire one of our experienced wrongful death attorneys, and not a criminal or family attorney.
People who have lost a loved one due to a wrongful death car accident have three years to file the claim in Minnesota. Medical malpractice lawsuits have different Statutes of Limitations than a wrongful death case.
If you have lost a loved one due to a car accident that was not their fault, contact our law firm to discuss a potential wrongful death case at a free initial consultation today.
This article is intended to provide general information only and should not be used as a substitute for legal counsel or advice. Please contact the attorneys at Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd. to inquire about any information herein.