St. Louis Wrongful Death Attorneys

St. Louis Injury Lawyers & Wrongful Death Attorneys

St. Louis Wrongful Death LawyerThe death of a loved one is never an easy experience. This fact is particularly true when his or her death could have been avoided or prevented had someone else engaged in a different course of action. A relatively new development in our legal system, wrongful death claims1 allow people with certain legally recognized relationships to a person who has died (referred to as the “decedent”) to bring a legal action to recover compensation for their loss. In addition, the estate of the decedent can also bring an action to recover for their losses. Because of the complicated legal issues that can arise in a Missouri wrongful death action, it is important for anyone considering pursuing a wrongful death claim to discuss their options with an experienced St. Louis wrongful death attorney. Contact our experienced STL accident injury lawyers to schedule a free case evaluation, call The Bruning Law Firm today at (314) 735-8100.

Who Should Contact a St. Louis Wrongful Death Attorney?

The parties who are entitled to bring a wrongful death claim are enumerated in Missouri’s wrongful death statute. The priority of claims depends on a variety of factors, but the parties who may be eligible to bring an action under the statute include a decedent’s:

  • Spouse
  • Children
  • Parents
  • Grandchildren
  • Siblings
  • Nieces or Nephews
  • A plaintiff ad litem

What Kinds of Incidents Give Rise to Wrongful Death Claims?

Wrongful death claims can arise from a variety of accidents and other events, including the following:

Wrongful death cases can be highly contested and involve complicated legal issues regarding causation and determinations of damages. Consequently, it is highly advisable for anyone considering pursing a wrongful death claim to retain a St. Louis wrongful death lawyer familiar with the law and who has experience successfully litigating wrongful death cases in Missouri.

Contact a St. Louis Wrongful Death Lawyer Today to Schedule a Free Consultation

The St. Louis personal injury attorneys of The Bruning Law Firm are dedicated to compassionately representing people who have lost loved ones due to the wrongful conduct of others. To schedule a free consultation with one of our St. Louis wrongful death attorneys, call our office today at (314) 735-8100.

The Bruning Law Firm
555 Washington Ave Ste 600A,
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 735-8100

Client Testimonial

“AJ and team were so delightful to work with. They were very responsive to all emails and phone calls. I always knew which step we were on in the process of getting my lawsuit settled. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the amount the settlement was for was twice that of the original coverage of the insurance company. I don’t know how they did it but I am very pleased with the service they provided. Hands down easiest process, and people to deal with. 100% recommend if you have a personal injury case to be worked. Hopefully I won’t need their services again, but if I do I won’t hesitate to call.” – Amanda W.

Rating: 5/5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
February 2020
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