When the death of a loved one is caused by the negligence or reckless behavior of another person, no amount of money can every truly make up for it. At the Fiorentino Law Offices, our experienced Chicago wrongful death attorneys, will treat you and your family’s tragedy with the compassion and vigorous advocacy that you deserve.

The Illinois Wrongful Death Statute allows families to recover money damages from the negligent or reckless party responsible for the loss of a loved one. Generally, family members who are entitled to bring a wrongful death lawsuit include a surviving spouse and/or surviving children.

When a family suddenly and tragically loses a loved one, there are a number of economic and non-economic losses. These include injuries the family members themselves have sustained due to loss of society, and future damages such as income the person would have earned for the family over their lifetime.

The experienced Chicago wrongful death attorneys at the Fiorentino Law Offices work with and retain renowned experts to aggressively seek and obtain full and just compensation for surviving family member.

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Who can bring a wrongful death lawsuit under Illinois law?

Wrongful death actions are typically brought by the close the deceased’s children. If there is neither a surviving spouse nor any surviving children. Other next of kin that are entitled to bring a wrongful death suit include parents and siblings. If the deceased was a child, parents and siblings are entitled to bring a wrongful death suit. If there is neither a surviving spouse nor any next of kin, the deceased’s estate itself can bring a wrongful death action.

What types of compensation are available?

Wrongful death damages include:

ECONOMIC-DAMAGES

  • Medical expenses
  • Past lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Physical disability
  • Property damage

NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES

  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of services
  • Loss of future income
  • Loss of consortium
WRONGFUL DEATH INJURY CASES

Do you have questions about a wrongful death lawsuit?

Our experienced Chicago wrongful death lawyers are here to help you find answers. If you believe that your loved one has suffered a wrongful death, you may be entitled to compensation. We are here to help you recover the compensation you deserve. Call our Chicago wrongful death attorneys at 312-853-0050 for a free consultation to discuss your potential case. You may also contact our Chicago injury lawyers online through our website to set up a case evaluation with an experienced wrongful death attorney.  

All consultations are free, and we work on a contingent fee basis so there are no fees for our services unless we successfully resolve your case.

Our attorneys are based in Chicago but handle cases throughout Illinois.