Wrongful Death

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Ohio & Texas Wrongful Death Attorneys

Compassionate Legal Help for Grieving Families

The passing of a loved one is never easy, but it is made worse by knowing that the death could have been prevented. If you suspect that loved one's death was caused by the negligence of others, you may have grounds for a wrongful death claim. While you will never be able to replace the loss of a family member, you can hold the individuals at fault accountable for their actions. The Spitzer Law Offices provides legal representation for wrongful death claims in Ohio and Texas.

To learn more about how you may be able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit, please contact us at (740) 675-6858.

What Constitutes Wrongful Death in Ohio?

In the state of Ohio, a wrongful death claim can be filed when a loved one's death was directly caused by the actions or negligence of another person or group. The death can occur through any number of factors such as an auto accident, as the result of a catastrophic injury, because of a motorcycle accident, due to a pedestrian being struck and killed while walking, or another issue. The claim can be filed against an individual or a company, such as a retailer or public agency.

In Ohio, the following individuals are able to file a wrongful death claim on behalf of the deceased:

  • Spouse and children of the deceased
  • Parents of the deceased
  • Brothers and sisters of the deceased
  • Legally appointed representatives
  • Court-appointed plaintiff when none of the above are available

Contact a wrongful death lawyer in Ohio and Texas today by calling (740) 675-6858 for a free consultation.

Commonly Asked Questions

Who is eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit in Ohio?

In Ohio, the individuals who are eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit include the spouse and children of the deceased, the parents of the deceased, siblings, legally appointed representatives, or a court-appointed plaintiff if none of the aforementioned are available. These parties can seek to hold the responsible individuals or entities accountable for their loss through the legal system.

Can wrongful death claims in Ohio be filed against public agencies?

Yes, in Ohio, wrongful death claims can be filed against public agencies if it is found that the death resulted from the agency's actions or negligence. This includes situations where a public entity or its employees have failed to uphold safety standards or have engaged in conduct that directly led to the fatal incident. Legal representation, such as that provided by Spitzer Law Offices, can help navigate the specific challenges of filing claims against public agencies.

What types of accidents can lead to a wrongful death lawsuit in Ohio?

In Ohio, a wrongful death lawsuit can arise from various types of accidents where negligence or wrongful actions are involved. This includes auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents where an individual is struck and killed. Each type of accident presents unique legal considerations, and Spitzer Law Offices is equipped to handle the intricacies of these cases to seek justice for the deceased and their families.

How can Spitzer Law Offices assist with my wrongful death lawsuit in Ohio and Texas?

Spitzer Law Offices provides comprehensive legal representation for individuals pursuing wrongful death lawsuits in Ohio and Texas. With a focus on accountability and justice, our firm supports clients through the complexities of the legal process, aiming to secure the compensation and closure that families deserve after such a tragic loss. Our experience in handling wrongful death claims helps ensure that clients receive knowledgeable guidance and advocacy.

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