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Connecticut Wrongful Death Lawyers

Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP’s Connecticut wrongful death lawyers have handled numerous  matters involving the wrongful loss of life and the remedies a survivor may recover as a result.

Accidents happen each day throughout Connecticut, many which lead to terrible injuries or even death.  If you have lost a loved one due to a terrible accident, you are entitled to compensation for your loss.  While nothing will bring back your loved one, you can begin the process of moving on after a claim is processed and someone has been found responsible for your loved one’s death.  If you want to bring a claim against someone for their actions leading to a loved one’s death, contact an experienced wrongful death attorney.

Wrongful Death Actions in Connecticut

Under Connecticut law, a survivor may recover the following damages from a person found to be legally at fault for an accident which resulted in the death of a loved one:

  • Lost earnings
  • Funeral expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of capacity to enjoy life’s activities in the manner you would have if your loved one was still alive

Other damages are recoverable beyond these, depending on the specific case.  The loss of a loved one leads to much more than monetary compensation can cover, but this is a start to helping you move forward with life.

You may additionally be entitled to a double or trebled amount of damages if it is proven that the negligent party deliberately operated a motor vehicle in a way that was the main factor in causing your loved one’s death.

While many wrongful death cases are focused on motor vehicle accidents, others can be brought in the following ways:

  • Against a company due to negligent safety procedures put into place at work
  • Against a doctor or hospital for their negligence in surgery or diagnosis
  • Against a business owner for their negligence in cleaning up a mess that led to an accident
  • Against a product manufacturer for their negligence in designing a product which did not conform to safety standards and placing the product in the stream of commerce

Accidents unfortunately happen on a daily basis throughout the state and there is often little we can do to prevent the actions of others.  However, there are actions we can take to ensure that this does not happen to someone else in the future and which ensure that the responsible party will be held accountable for their actions.

Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP | West Hartford, Connecticut Wrongful Death Lawyers

If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, you understand the ongoing emotional pain that is felt after their passing.  It is difficult to move forward after such a devastating event, but our Connecticut wrongful death lawyers at Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP can assist you in beginning to heal after the accident.  Our attorneys are skilled at handling wrongful death cases and will work tirelessly to help you receive the compensation you deserve.  Contact our West Hartford office today for your initial free consultation.

Eagan, Donohue, Van Dyke & Falsey, LLP’s Connecticut wrongful death lawyers also handle personal injuries involving:

Amputation Accident
ATV Accident
Bar Fight Injuries
Bicycle Accident
Birth Injury
Boat Accident
Broken Bone Injuries
Bus Accident
Car Accident
Crane Accidents
Crosswalk Accident
Construction Accident
Daycare Center Injuries
Defective Medical Device
Defective Product
Distracted Driving Accident
Dog Bite
Drunk Driving Victim
Environmental Injury
Fire and Burn Injury
Heavy Machinery Accidents
Hip Replacement
Hit-And-Run Accident
Injured Passenger
Jet-ski Accident
Medical Malpractice
Mesothelioma
Motorcycle Accident
Nursing Home Abuse
Paralysis
Pedestrian Accident
Plane Crashes
Playground Equipment Accident
Premises Liability
Rollover Accidents
Roof Crush Accident
Slip and Fall Accident
Snowmobile Accident
Soft Tissue Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Summer Camp Accidents
SUV Accidents
Swimming Pool 
Texting While Driving Accident
Tractor Trailer Accident
Train Accidents
Transvaginal Mesh
Traumatic Brain Injury
Truck Accident
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Web Surfing Accident
Wrongful Death