Wrongful Death

Chicago Injury Attorneys Hold Negligent Parties Accountable When You Lose a Loved One

Chicago injury lawyers Jerry A. Latherow and Bridget Duignan care deeply about building relationships with their clients. They consider it a privilege to serve each individual that they represent. If you have lost a loved one in an accident involving a car, truck or defective products, the attorneys at the Chicago-based Latherow  & Duignan Law Office will work tirelessly to hold the negligent parties responsible for your family’s loss. Our firm’s record of successful verdicts and settlements for clients includes a verdict of $18.9 million for a co-pilot who died in a plane crash, a record-setting verdict in Illinois at the time.

Our attorneys understand that during a period of intense grief, the struggle of filing a wrongful death claim makes many families hesitant to take legal action. The wrongful death attorneys at Latherow  & Duignan Law Office go out of their way to compassionately explain the process and will always speak to you about any of your concerns or questions during what we know is a very difficult time.

Wrongful Death Damages

Mr. Latherow and Ms. Duignan know that the loss of a loved one changes the lives of surviving families forever. In addition to many financial difficulties that the family may face because of a loved one’s death, Latherow  & Duignan Law Office will also seek damages for unseen, but equally devastating effects. A negligent party may be responsible for:

  • Loss of companionship and loss of society
  • The victim’s pain and suffering before death
  • Loss of financial support because of the victim’s passing
  • Burial and funeral expenses
  • Medical expenses incurred before death

Types of Wrongful Death Claims

Our firm helps clients in the Chicagoland area and throughout Illinois in wrongful death lawsuits involving:

Pursuing Justice for Your Family

If you have lost a loved one in an accident for which another party may have been responsible, you could be entitled to compensation if you take legal action. Contact our Chicago lawyers today at (312) 372-0052 to schedule a free, confidential consultation, or complete the form on this page to let our attorneys review your case.

Need a Wrongful Death Lawyer?

There is no attorney fee to speak with a lawyer at Latherow & Duignan, so we encourage you to contact us to confidentially discuss your case.