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You Only Obtain Maximum Justice Through The Legal System

When you are reeling from the unexpected death of a loved one, pursuing a wrongful death action may seem beyond the limits of your physical and emotional energy. You are grappling with settling the estate and arranging a funeral, all while processing your own grief. With doubts about who you can trust to file a suit and whether it will be successful—and worth the effort—you may hesitate to take even the first step. But as you recognize that you deserve to be compensated, may even desperately need it, know that the highly experienced, compassionate lawyers at Stovall & Associates will provide well-informed answers to your questions and illuminate the path forward. We can describe the steps involved in establishing a case and outline strategies for overcoming obstacles. As we guide you on the journey, we are committed to taking the weight of concerns about the case off your shoulders so you can focus on emotional healing.

It's Important Not to Delay

It can be difficult and may feel inappropriate or disrespectful to concern yourself with financial matters during this time of mourning, but there are statutes of limitations to consider. And your lawyer and legal team will handle most of your case. All you need to do is meet with them, explain the facts of your case, hand over any relevant documentation, and let them lead the way.

As you are mourning, you shouldn't have to concern yourself with how you're going to pay the bills—let alone worry about the financial future you are now facing without your loved one. A lawyer experienced in wrongful death suits can help provide you peace of mind. The sooner you start the process, the sooner you'll feel financially secure once again.

Understanding the Financial Aspect

In personal injury torts, including wrongful death lawsuits, lawyers take cases on a contingency basis: There is no charge to the client unless and until the lawyer succeeds in getting you the compensation you deserve—either by successfully negotiating a settlement out of court or by going to court and winning at trial.

The law firm will also track court costs, filing fees, payments due to investigators and expert witnesses, and essentially every other outlay of money associated with your case and deduct them from your final settlement amount.

When You Are Ready to Get Started

At Stovall & Associates, we understand how traumatic it is when a loved one dies and how stressful life can be in the immediate aftermath as you settle the estate. At the same time, you are mourning your loss and coming to terms with a new chapter of life without your loved one. It's important, however, to act quickly to secure the services of a seasoned, laser-focused lawyer.

When you partner with Stovall & Associates, you're building a relationship with an experienced professional who will stand by your side, advocate tirelessly to assure you receive all the compensation you deserve, and support you in one of the most difficult experiences anyone can undergo. To get started, contact us to schedule a no-obligation, complimentary consultation.

What You Deserve After a Wrongful Death

When your loved one's untimely death can be traced back to another party's negligence or wrongdoing, you deserve compensation. You are entitled to monetary damages to compensate you for:

  • Outstanding medical bills incurred during the treatment of an illness or injury
  • Costs associated with the funeral, memorial service, and interment
  • Lost wages and earning capacity
  • Loss of household services
  • Lost future benefits
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of consortium
  • Grief, pain, and suffering

The amount of total compensation wrongful death plaintiffs are entitled to varies widely, depending on many factors concerning the nature of the negligence, circumstances of the death, and details about the deceased such as age and future earning potential.

Many people wonder how much money they can obtain if someone they love was wrongly killed. That is not an easy question to answer due to several factors. One of the ways to obtain money from the death of your loved one is to file and win a wrongful death lawsuit. You are probably wondering how much money is at stake. Proving certain costs, such as funeral expenses and medical bills can be easily established through the submission of relevant receipts and bank account statements, it can be much more difficult to demonstrate loss of future income. To determine how much the victim would have been able to contribute financially if he or she had not passed away requires an analysis of a variety of factors, including the deceased person's:

  1. The age of person who passed away
  2. If the person who passed away was in good health
  3. Intelligence
  4. Earning Capacity
  5. The life expectancy of the person who passed away
  6. The circumstances at the time of death
  7. Other factors

Get Answers From A Compassionate, Experienced Legal Team

We understand that you are facing a difficult time; a wrongful death claim might be something you are reluctant to pursue. Our lawyers are happy to take the time with you to listen to your situation, answer your questions and help you determine the best course of action.

Because of our long history of handling all types of auto accident cases, we have the answers you need to help put your life back together.

Don't Wait.

There Are Time Limits On When You Can Take Legal Action.

Time is of the essence. Please contact Stovall & Associates today for a free, no risk consultation. Remember when you hire Stovall & Associates, we go all in with you, and you pay nothing until we win your case! You will always talk with an attorney when you call our firm, day or night. We are here for you.

Firm Background

Stovall & Associates brings over four decades of trial lawyer experience to every case.

Free Initial Consultation

Still unsure if we're the right option? No worries. Give us a call to set up a free consultation. We'll take a look at your case and tell you what we think your best options are. If that includes hiring us, great. If not, we'll use our extensive knowledge of the legal community to set you up with an attorney who gives you the best chance to win.