Waukegan Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Attorneys
Our law firm has been fighting for the rights of families that have tragically lost a loved one for over 20 years. Personal injury and workers’ compensation is all we practice. If someone you love has been killed in a car accident or other type of event, please take the time to review this website and contact us today. From the time of the car accident or other event, the insurance company for the at-fault person have had a team of professions working on the case to deny or reduce your claim. Don’t you think that you should have a team of professionals protecting your families rights. Call The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens today and get your family the MONEYthey deserve.
Bob Edens has been recognized as a TOP lawyer in the state of Illinois for 2013 and 2014. Bob and his staff are dedicated to providing SUPERIOR PERSONALIZED legal advice and services to those injured in car accidents or on the job in Lake County. We are just a phone call away with a 24/7 answering service. We promise that Bob or his staff will get back to you within 24 hours of your call. In most cases you will be able to talk to Bob within minutes of calling. The insurance company has a team working to deny your claim. Get a team on your side fighting to get you the money you deserve. Pick up the phone and call us TODAY. The call is FREE, the advice may be priceless.
The Law Offices of Robert T. Edens has 5 Convenient Offices Located in Lake and McHenry County
The death of a loved one is always a tragedy and difficult thing to handle. When the death is caused by the careless mistake or negligence of another, the feelings can be that much more devastating. Family members often feel helpless in their time of overwhelming disbelief, sadness, anger and despair. Your grief can have you believing there is nothing you can do but mourn the loss and try to move on. However, when an unexpected and sudden death occurs, you may need the assistance of a wrongful death attorney.
When you contact our office we know the emotionally trying time you are going through and will compassionately answer your questions which often include:
- Why wasn’t something done to prevent their death?
- How can we survive emotionally and financially after this tragedy?
- How will we pay the medical bills and funeral costs?
- Is there a past history of similar negligence or abuse?
Get the answers to your questions regarding negligence and abuse. Contact wrongful death lawyer Robert Edens at (847)-395-2200 for a free consultation.
Assessing the Value of Family in Fatal Accidents.
Surviving family members usually will have a claim for damages that typically include damages for the decedent’s lost earnings, medical expenses, funeral expenses, and pain and suffering experienced by the decedent before death. Some surviving family members may have additional individual claims for damages resulting from the decedent’s death, including loss of consortium (i.e., the relationship) and emotional distress.
People are often surprised to learn that Illinois’ wrongful death law only permits certain surviving family members to recover for a wrongful death of a loved one. In most lethal accident cases, recovery can only be made by a surviving spouse and children. In addition sometimes the decedent’s surviving siblings and parents may also have separate death claims if they were financially dependent on the decedent at the time of death.
Cases involving wrongful death and survivor actions are very complex in nature due to the statute of limitations, interpretation of the facts in evidence, “expert” witness testimony and the numerous appellate decisions interpreting and defining the accidental death laws. The outcome of these cases depends heavily, if not completely, on the expert knowledge of wrongful death law by your attorney. A wrongful death case requires immediate investigation and preparation to enhance your chances of a favorable outcome. In most instances, these cases require a substantial initial investment necessary to hire expert witnesses, thoroughly prepare and successfully present the case either to an insurance company or a jury.
Law Firm Representing Families Impacted By Wrongful Death
Was your loved one fatally injured in Illinois? Want to know if you have cause to file a wrongful death claim? Want to know what your wrongful death case is worth? Want to make sure the same thing doesn’t happen to someone else. Want compensation for the loss of your beloved? Want justice for your departed loved one? Call (847) 395-2200-and schedule a free legal consultationwith accidental death attorney Robert Edens.
Free case evaluation, no obligation, and we are usually retained on a contingency fee basis. Meaning there is no costs to you until Illinois wrongful death attorney Robert Edens successfully recovers fair compensation for you and your tremendous loss.