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Personal injury accidents can cause devastating pain and suffering, turning the victim's life upside down. He or she may be unable to return to their job and face financial stress or ruin. However, even this cannot compare to the loss of a loved one because of an accident caused by another person.
What Causes Wrongful Death?
Wrongful death has many causes, including:
Anyone guilty of causing such a death should be held responsible, and should compensate the deceased person's family for any suffering, counseling and burial costs that result.
Under Connecticut law, a representative is allowed to file a claim on behalf of the survivors who suffer damage from the decedent's death.
The survivors who are the "real parties in interest" may include:
- Immediate family members
- Life partners
- Financial dependents
- And even distant family members
Can I Sue For Emotional Distress?
When suffering the wrongful loss of a loved one, it is common to experience lasting emotional distress due to the devastation recently gone through.
Emotional distress may show itself in:
- An inability to perform daily functions
- A need for additional assistance
- Or a general daily hindrance caused by trauma
If you believe you are suffering because of emotional distress, take legal action with the help of our firm!
How Can I Prove Emotional Distress?
Like any claim, emotional distress must be proven to become valid. Family and/or friends may need to testify on your behalf as well as you providing proof of your emotional distress.
Distress may be reflected in:
- A lack of sleep
- Trouble driving
- Difficulty performing daily tasks
- And more
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With two convenient office locations in the Hartford area, it is easy for you to visit my firm and discuss your legal options. My offices are also available to take your call anytime 24/7, so don't wait another minute to call and schedule a case evaluation.
Hire a Hartford attorney in your wrongful death case. After losing your loved one, you should not have to suffer further stress financially and emotionally.