Know Your Rights If A Loved One Is Killed In A Car Accident
At Mayer & Associates, P.C., we are family-oriented, and we understand how difficult it is for individuals and families to cope with the unexpected death of a loved one in a car accident. If we represent you, rest assured that we will respect your space as you grieve and prepare to bury your loved one.
At the same time, we can get an investigation underway without intruding on your privacy. Given that every fatal car accident is unique, it is important to get an attorney’s advice early. A Kansas City fatal car accident lawyer can help preserve evidence and take steps needed to protect your family’s right to file a wrongful death claim.
First Steps After Losing A Loved One In An Auto Accident
If the deceased lived for any period of time after a crash, medical records can be important in a wrongful death case. Eyewitness testimony, photos and the crashed vehicles may all prove to be critical to your family’s ability to recover compensation after the fatal car accident.
Once we are on board in your wrongful death case regarding a traffic accident in the Kansas City area or beyond, we will get to work determining liability as well as sorting out insurance issues. One of our personal injury attorneys can help you set up an estate as a first step in preparing to file a fatality claim or lawsuit.
Trial-Readiness Leads To Successful Settlement Agreements
Most wrongful death claims filed by Mayer & Associates, P.C., are settled out of court. However, if we take a case, it is because we believe it would hold up in court. The other side will clearly understand that we are ready and able to take a case to trial. We explain issues clearly to family members to help them decide when to accept a settlement offer and when to hold out for a possible trial.
Advising You On The Next Steps Toward A Wrongful Death Claim
Discuss your family member’s fatal car accident with an experienced, caring Kansas City wrongful death lawyer at Mayer & Associates, P.C.. We represent clients in both Kansas and Missouri. Call our Ward Parkway law office at 816-692-2877 today or use our online contact form to request a no-obligation consultation.