Schaumburg, Illinois Wrongful Death Attorneys
Compassionate Counsel for Wrongful Death Cases in Cook County, DuPage County, and Surrounding Collar Counties
The loss of a loved one in an accident is devastating for a family. Such an unexpected loss can leave surviving family members emotionally distraught and financially insecure. If your loved one’s accident was caused by the wrongful conduct or negligence of another person or entity, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit and recover monetary damages. At Grauer & Kriegel, LLC, we are highly experienced in handling wrongful death claims derived from all types of accidents including:
- Automobile accidents;
- Truck accidents;
- Dog bites and other animal attacks;
- Pedestrian accidents;
- Premises liability;
- And many others.
We understand the severe trauma of losing a member of your family in an accident, and we will guide you through the legal process with compassion while vigorously representing your right to compensation.
Financial Recovery in Wrongful Death Cases in Illinois
When a loved one dies, there is a hole left in the lives of those left behind. Under Illinois law, an individual’s next-of-kin has the right to sue those at fault for the accident in order to recover compensation for a number of damages including:
- Medical bills directly related to the death;
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of companionship and grief;
- Pain and suffering of the deceased following the accident and prior to death;
- Among other damages.
The time immediately following a fatal accident can be emotionally overwhelming for surviving family members. In addition to having to endure planning a funeral and coming to grips with an uncertain future, you also need to consult with an experienced wrongful death attorney. Gathering evidence and witness statements as soon as possible is important to building a strong case and successfully obtaining maximum compensation.
If you have lost a loved one in an accident or due to the wrongful actions of another person, contact us at 847-240-9010 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal rights. We have handled numerous wrongful death cases in our firm’s more than 40-year history, and we have the skills needed to obtain the greatest possible recovery. Our office is located in Schaumburg, Illinois just west of Woodfield Mall. We represent clients throughout the area including Cook County and its surrounding collar counties. We do not charge attorneys’ fees until we have successfully obtained the compensation you deserve.