Virginia Wrongful Death Lawsuits

by Staff Blogger | June 30th, 2016

Losing a loved one is one of the most traumatic events you can go through. When their death could have been avoided or was caused by someone else’s negligence, you deserve justice for your loss. At Skolrood Law Firm, we help surviving families honor their lost loved ones by ensuring the negligent party doesn’t take another life before their time.

In order to prove wrongful death, 3 things must be true:

  • Your loved one died due to someone else’s negligence or a defective product (such as a car or piece of equipment).
  • The wrongful act, defect, or negligence would have entitled the deceased victim to file a personal injury claim had he/she only been injured, not killed. (Va. Code § 8.01-50(A))
  • Your family suffered financial damage due to your loved one’s death.

If you’ve lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence or a defective product, call our Roanoke wrongful death attorneys today for a free consultation. We’ll fully investigate the circumstances that led up to your loved one’s death and work to hold the responsible party accountable. A significant settlement or verdict in your wrongful death case won’t replace the loss you’ve suffered, but it could help save someone else’s life destined to suffer the same fate. Call us today.