Wrongful Death

Birmingham Wrongful Death Lawyers

When lives are lost because of a death caused by the negligence of another person, financial recovery can never adequately compensate the loved ones left behind. If you are searching for the very best Birmingham wrongful death attorney, contact Gaines LLC. We work hard to help you get the justice you deserve. We fight for you and your loved ones!

Wrongful death cases allow families to seek compensation from the negligent party for damages suffered after a loss.  A surviving spouse and / or surviving children are entitled to bring forth a wrongful death lawsuit.

Who can bring forth a wrongful death lawsuit?

Normally the closest family member such as the deceased’s spouse or the deceased’s children will bring forth a wrongful death lawsuit. If there is neither a surviving spouse or any surviving children, other next of kin are entitled to bring a wrongful death suit including parents, siblings, nieces and nephews.

What types of compensation are available?

Wrongful death damages include; loss of companionship, future income or loss of services

Some damages include:

  • Lost Wages
  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Physical disability
  • Property damage

How are damages awarded?

Damages are awarded by either a jury or judge, the judge will then determine what amount will be received by each entitled family member.

Contact A Birmingham Wrongful Death Attorney

There are no fees unless we win your case. For more information on Wrongful Death cases, contact our offices to speak to a Gaines LLC wrongful death attorney.