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Wrongful Death Attorneys in Connecticut

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In the worst-case scenario, the negligence of another person or company can lead to the death of a loved one. Amidst the confusion and heartache of this loss, it can be difficult and frustrating to have to deal with legal issues as well. At the Law Offices of James A. Welcome, we understand that you simply want time to heal and yet want to hold the guilty party responsible for their negligent actions. That’s where we come in.

Our skilled and experienced Connecticut wrongful death attorneys can work to protect your rights and to pursue compensation on behalf of you and your loved ones. We provide you with personal, compassionate service and regularly update you on case proceedings. You can trust us to skillfully advocate for you in court and to make sure that you are not being taken advantage of.

Call us today at (203) 806-7922 to learn more about your options.

Requirements to Bring a Wrongful Death Claim

Although you should discuss your eligibility to bring a wrongful death claim with a lawyer before taking action, there are some general requirements that have to be met.

Identifying factors of a wrongful death claim:

  • An incident resulted in the death of a loved one
  • The incident was cause fully or partially by another person’s negligence
  • The death resulted in loss to you or your family members
  • The death of your loved one led to financial damages

How Long Do I Have to Bring a Wrongful Death Claim?

In Connecticut, you have two years from the date of your loved one’s death to file a claim. The sooner you speak with a lawyer, the better chance you have at pursuing maximum compensation.

What Are Punitive Damages?

In cases involving especially reckless or negligent actions by an individual or a company, the court may award punitive damages to you and your family. These are essentially fines imposed upon the guilty party to deter similar future behavior.

Fight for Compensation with the Law Offices of James A. Welcome

Our firm will work tirelessly on your behalf to make sure that you and your loved ones are cared for during this difficult time. Don’t simply accept the first settlement offer that is made to you, make sure that you are being awarded maximum compensation and that you and your family will be taken care of in the years to come.

Contact us to set up an appointment. We have offices in Waterbury, Danbury, and Norwalk.

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