Fatal motor vehicle crashes torment the family members of the victims. There isn’t an easy way to deal with the emotional impacts of these tragic deaths. Oftentimes, it can take a lot of time and possibly therapy to begin to feel normal again. We realize that you might be trying to just make it through one day at a time as you deal with the tragedy.
When another driver caused the accident, you might be able to seek compensation for your loved one’s death. There isn’t anything that will bring your family member back but being able to hold someone accountable might help you to feel closure. You may find that this enables you to heal more from the loss.
Another thing that seeking compensation might accomplish is being able to cover the expenses related to the untimely death. When a person passes away unexpectedly, the loves ones left behind have to cover the final expenses, including the funeral. These costs can add up quickly. But, why should you have the financial burden here? The person who caused the death should be the one to deal with it.
Finally, a wrongful death claim keeps your loved one’s memory alive. It might make others think twice before doing something unsafe, which might help protect others from having to suffer a tragic death due to the same cause.
We realize that you are probably still reeling from the news. In Tennessee, you have a limited amount of time to bring your claim before the court. We can help you get the process started shortly after the death so that the time limit doesn’t elapse.