Determined Louisiana Attorneys Handle Wrongful Death Cases
Established law firm represents families in the Covington area who’ve lost a loved one
The unexpected loss of a family member is even more tragic when their death is caused by someone else’s reckless or deliberately malicious behavior. The understanding attorneys at The Richards Law Firm, LLC work to help survivors in Louisiana cope with their new circumstances. In settlement negotiations and at trial, we advocate for our clients to receive compensation that allows them to settle their loved one's affairs and find a measure of justice for their wrongful death.
Respected Louisiana lawyers pursue justice for victims of negligence or violence
A representative of a deceased person's estate may have a valid basis for a wrongful death lawsuit if the death was a direct result of another person's or organization's negligent or intentional actions. Our law firm may represent you and your family if you lost a loved one due to any of the following causes:
- Auto accident
- Truck accident
- Slip and fall
- Traumatic brain injury
- Motorcycle accident
- Defective product
- Lack of proper security
- Medical malpractice
- Birth injury
- Nursing home abuse and neglect
- Aviation accident
Our thorough understanding of Louisiana wrongful death laws enables us to skillfully handle all legal aspects of your case and to seek the remedy you deserve. Those laws set a time limit to pursue a wrongful death claim, so it is essential you seek the legal help you need as early as possible.
Caring counselors seek compensation for grieving families
We understand the profound impacts of the loss of a loved one, which is why we devote substantial resources to every wrongful death case we take. The damages awarded in a wrongful death lawsuit depend on a variety of factors, including the severity of the accident and the individual's suffering prior to passing. Our attorneys strive to help clients receive compensation for:
- Medical costs
- Funeral expenses
- Mental anguish
- Loss of future earnings
- Loss of love, affection and companionship
- Loss of protection and guidance
- Benefits lost due to the victim’s death, including medical insurance
We employ private investigators and work with expert witnesses to ensure that our cases are as strong as possible. We may also collect and preserve evidence from the accident scene and obtain testimony from people with first-person knowledge of your loved one's passing. We explore all options before focusing in on a tailored legal strategy to help our clients receive the maximum compensation possible.
Contact an experienced Louisiana wrongful death law firm
The dedicated attorneys at The Richards Law Firm, LLC pursue justice for wrongful death victims. If you have lost a family member to someone’s negligent or reckless actions, call our Covington office at 985-302-3149 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with a qualified lawyer.