When an accident occurs that takes the life of a loved one, it can be shocking. No one is prepared to receive the news that a family member of friend is suddenly gone. When the person’s death could have been prevented if someone made a different decision, it is particularly upsetting.
In addition to being emotionally difficult to handle, the loss of a loved one can result in economic hardship as well. If the person who died contributed a significant amount, to another person or family, financially, they may struggle to go on once they are gone. In addition, other expenses such as those tied to the funeral, could arise.
There are multiple types of accidents that could result in someone’s death. In addition to motor vehicle accidents a fatal accident could also occur at a workplace. Regardless of where the fatal accident occurred, if it was due to the negligence of another party, it may be possible to take legal action against them. When successful, the outcome could result in financial compensation.
There is no question that money cannot replace the love and companionship of someone who dies. It may however, make it easier for those left behind to move forward with their lives. The lawyers at our law firm understand this. We help people in Mississauga who have lost a loved one as a result of the actions of another and know what cases of this nature require to be successful. To learn more about out practice please see our website.