Tips on Negotiating Wrongful Death Claims With an Insurance Company

Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence may make you question everything and wonder how an individual or entity could be so reckless and uncaring to cause the death of someone you deeply care about. While it may not be possible to bring back your loved one, you may be able to get some kind of closure by filing a wrongful death claim. This is a legal avenue that allows you to recover compensation to take care of any pending bills, any financial damages you may have missed out on and will miss out on, and in some cases, punitive damages which seek to punish the defendant for their reckless actions.

Are you looking for a wrongful death law firm? If you tragically lost a loved one due to an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence, if they drowned, or were fatally injured by a defective machine or medication, or were the victim of a careless and negligent surgeon, we can help. Please contact us NOW at (773) 900-5566 to learn more about your legal options for justice and compensation. The experienced and aggressive wrongful death attorneys at McCready Law have over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience that they would love to put to work to help you get closure after the negligent death of a loved one. We take on cases on contingency fee basis, and what this means is that we don’t charge you a CENT until we recover compensation on your behalf. Serving all wrongful death victims and their loved ones countrywide.

In order to file a wrongful death claim, you must be a surviving family member or legally-recognized partner of the decedent. The filing is done in civil court, and it begins when our wrongful death attorneys serve the defendant’s legal team with a demand letter outlining your grievances as well as an itemized list of the damages that we seek on your behalf.

Wrongful Death Claims and Insurance Companies

Wrongful death claims are better handled by insurance companies because they not only have the funds to pay out claims, but insurance negotiations take less time and are less costly compared to full-blown litigation involving the courts. The first thing you want to do is get in touch with our wrongful death lawyers at (773) 900-5566 so we can start to file on your behalf. We can help you collect and collate evidence, get the death certificate which establishes that a death did indeed take place, and then documenting the accident by interviewing any witnesses, preparing expert witnesses and subpoenaing institutions and businesses in case the event was caught on camera so we can have access to said footage.  In addition, we’ll help you when it comes to determining who is best suited to represent the estate for the purposes of disbursement of the funds, as well as carrying out extensive investigations.

Negotiating Wrongful Death Claims With Insurance Company – Let Us Help!

It is vital that you don’t approach the insurance company without having lawyered up. This is because insurance company adjusters have years, even decades of experience that they will use against you to downgrade your claim in order to save the company money. They may also delay, deny, or deflect all claims in order to frustrate you just so they can make you take a lower payout. The best way to negotiate a wrongful death claim with an insurance company? DON’T. Let us handle the insurance company. Please contact us NOW at (773) 900-5566 to learn more about your legal options for compensation and justice if you lost a loved one due to someone else’s careless actions and negligence. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.