Grieving families often suffer countless personal, legal, and financial difficulties when a loved one unexpectedly passes away. It can be difficult to adapt to your new life circumstances when there are so many financial complications suddenly thrust upon you. If your family member passed away due to the negligent actions of a person or company, contact the Marshall wrongful death lawyers at Kempton & Russell. Since 1951, our firm has faithfully delivered personalized legal services, compassionate counsel, and skillful litigation strategies to the residents of Missouri. We can help you file a wrongful death claim that yields significant damages and provides you with a sense of justice and closure.
Contact our Marshall wrongful death attorneys at (660) 722-4115 if you’re ready to file a claim and safeguard your standard of living.
Before filing a wrongful death claim, you need to first review your case with a knowledgeable legal representative. At Kempton & Russel, our lawyers have a thorough understanding of the various nuances surrounding this complex legal process. We can fully investigate your case and develop a personalized litigation strategy reflects your legal objectives and financial circumstances. Our priority is to help you recover damages that mitigate many of the financial hardships associated with your loss.
Only the following representatives can file a wrongful death claim:
The court can award both economic and noneconomic damages in a wrongful death case. However, per Missouri’s statute of limitations, plaintiffs only have 3 years to file wrongful death claims against any negligent parties. This countdown effectively begins on the date of your loved one’s passing. There are a few nuances and exceptions to this law, so it’s important to discuss your circumstances with our legal team as soon as possible.
If your lawsuit is successful, you may be awarded the following damages:
It’s important to note that the court may refused to hear your case if your claim is filed after the 3-year period. Likewise, the defendant’s legal team can use the terms set by the statute of limitations to dismiss your case or limit your potential for damages. Contact Kempton & Russell to explore your legal options before your case hits this deadline.
Losing a beloved family member is one of life’s most difficult and emotional trials. At Kempton & Russell, we want to help you successfully navigate each step of this legal process so that you can obtain the compensation you need to safeguard your quality of life. Our compassionate and trial-tested wrongful death attorneys have developed innovative litigation skills and negotiation tactics that can benefit your case. Our job is to efficiently manage each detail of your lawsuit so that you can focus on grieving and helping your family.
Pursue a beneficial case outcome that maximizes your claim. Contact Kempton & Russell at (660) 722-4115 to schedule a consultation.
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