St. Louis Wrongful Death Attorneys
When a loved one's death is caused by the negligence, recklessness or intentional act of another, Missouri law allows the victim's family members to seek compensation from the wrongdoer. Since 1954, the wrongful death attorneys at Bruntrager & Billings have helped St. Louis-area families hold wrongdoers accountable for their carelessness or misdeeds.
Schedule your free consultation by contacting us online or calling 314-646-0066.
Types of Wrongful Death Cases
A wrongful death lawsuit may arise from any of a variety of sources:
The Missouri wrongful death statute (Section 537.080 RSMo) sets forth the classes of people who are entitled to file suit. These classes include the spouse, children, parents, grandchildren, siblings and nieces and nephews.
Wrongful Death Monetary Damages
Although money can never replace a loved one, recovering compensation through the wrongful death statute can help a family make up for:
If the wrongful conduct was grossly negligent or intentional, the family may also be entitled to punitive damages.
If you have lost a loved one recently as a result of the carelessness, negligence, recklessness or intentional act of another, it is important that you contact an experienced wrongful death attorney as soon as possible. Missouri law limits the time after a death in which a family may file suit. Moreover, important evidence may be destroyed or lost over time.
The wrongful death attorneys at St. Louis firm Bruntrager & Billings will protect your family's rights. Schedule your free consultation by contacting us online or calling 314-646-0066.