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Cincinnati Wrongful Death Claims

Some tragedies are unavoidable. But, losing someone in a preventable accident makes it even harder. These incidents leave many Akron families struggling to pick up the pieces.

When fatal injuries take our loved ones, the surviving family members are forced to deal with medical bills and other unexpected losses. However, there are options for relief. For instance, you can recover your financial damages through a wrongful death claim.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

Dealing with a Wrongful Death

With help from the Cincinnati wrongful death lawyers at Kisling, Nestico & Redick, you can secure compensation from those liable for your loss. Whether your case involves an accident in the workplace or a matter of premises liability, our dedicated legal team will do everything in their power to get everything you deserve.

Call (513) 221-0499 to find out more about your wrongful death case. We offer 100% free initial consultations, and there are no costs unless you recover compensation.

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Wrongful Death Compensation

You may be confused and overwhelmed if you recently lost a loved one because of another’s actions. Filing a claim for your losses can be complicated. The experienced legal team at KNR will help. Let us document everything, identify those at fault, and fight for your family.

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What Are You Entitled to After a Tragic Death?

We focus everything on getting maximum compensation and holding the right party accountable for your loved one’s death.

In wrongful death cases, financial damages include, but are not limited to:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost income
  • Loss of comfort
  • Loss of prospective inheritance

We can discuss the options available to you and how to recover all the compensation you are entitled to.

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Damages Recovered in Cincinnati Wrongful Death Claims

Surviving family members of the deceased are entitled to compensation when someone else causes their loved one’s death. Your family may be able to recover a wide variety of both economic and non-economic damages.

Some commonly sought damages in Cincinnati wrongful death claims include:

  • The decedent’s medical expenses
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of the decedent’s financial support
  • Loss of the decedent’s household contributions
  • Loss of potential inheritance
  • Loss of the decedent’s earning capacity
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of comfort and love
  • Loss of society, advice, and guidance
  • Punitive damages

Generally, the decedent’s surviving spouse, children, and parents will recover the compensation awarded in a wrongful death claim. Other family members could recover compensation as well if the conditions warrant it.

How Kisling, Nestico & Redick Could Help Your Family

While your family tries to cope with the loss of your loved one, your wrongful death lawyer can handle the legal details of your case. To start, we will need to figure out who is at fault. How your family member passed away will likely determine who is responsible for their death.

We Establish Liability

While establishing fault, we will gather evidence to support your case. We will review witness statements and obtain the necessary reports. We may need to hire expert witnesses to testify on your behalf.

We Determine a Value for Your Loss

Our Cincinnati wrongful death attorneys calculate the value of your claim. We consider all your losses and demand maximum compensation on your behalf.

We File Your Claim

Finally, it will be time to file your insurance and wrongful death claims. We take care of all communication with the insurer and negotiate a settlement. If the insurance company will not negotiate in good faith or denies your claim, we can take your case to court.

Cincinnati Wrongful Death FAQs

Filing a lawsuit while you’re grieving is stressful. You probably have many questions. The FAQ below answers family members’ most common questions about wrongful death claims.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?

Ohio law requires the personal representative or executor to file the claim. The personal representative could be anyone the decedent named in their estate but is often a surviving spouse or adult child. If the decedent died without a will, the court could appoint a personal representative.

How Long Do I Have to File ?

You have two years to file a wrongful death claim in Cincinnati. The statute of limitations is strict. Failure to file your claim in time will result in the dismissal of your wrongful death lawsuit.

Who Can I Sue for Wrongful Death?

You could sue anyone who played a part in your loved one’s death. Your lawyer will need to analyze the evidence in detail. Any person or party who was negligent or otherwise responsible for the decedent’s death can be held accountable.

How Much Is a Wrongful Death Case Worth?

Every person’s case is different. Your attorney will closely review your family’s damages to determine full and fair compensation.

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Our Cincinnati Wrongful Death Lawyers Can Help

Losing a family member is overwhelming. With intense grief and newly acquired financial burdens, you may not feel ready to take on a wrongful death claim. However, you do not have to do this alone.

The skilled legal team at Kisling, Nestico & Redick will guide you through every step of the legal process.

At KNR, we ask, ‘what can we do?’ so you move on with more.

Our Attorneys Will:

  • Answer your questions and concerns
  • Keep you updated during all stages of the process
  • Obtain medical and financial records about the extent of your losses
  • Identify the responsible party
  • Determine the fair and full value of your damages
  • Negotiate for maximum compensation
  • Fight for everything you deserve in court if necessary