Losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence can be earth shattering. It leaves families with that feeling that they never got to say “goodbye.” It can leave medical bills and funeral expenses. It leaves children without parents and parents without children. And it can leave a family looking for a new way to make ends meet.
If you find yourself in this position, you’re probably experiencing a variety of feelings:
We can help. The Virginia wrongful death attorneys at the Law Offices of David L. Marks are on your side and ready to provide you with the answers to your questions and to try to give you some comfort in your time of need.
Calling an attorney was probably not the first thing that you thought about, but the passing of a loved one unexpectedly can be compounded by the frustrations of dealing with the insurance company. If the adjuster keeps calling and asking for more and more documentation, you may want to get a wrongful death lawyer involved. You can send us a confidential message in the contact box on the right or call us at (703) 385-1100.
By Virginia law, only certain classes of people can receive proceeds from a wrongful death settlement or verdict.The order of beneficiaries includes:
Damages in a Virginia wrongful death case are limited to the following categories:
We accept cases in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., where the death was caused by someone else’s negligence. There can be a variety of causes of a wrongful death case, including:
We accept all of those cases and more. We know that a verdict or settlement will never bring your loved one back. But having a lawyer fight for you can provide you with some answers, a sense of justice and even closure.
To schedule your free initial consultation, please call us at (703) 385-1100.