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Wrongful Death Attorney in Columbus

What Is a Wrongful Death Case?

Wrongful death cases arise from a variety of incidents, including automobile accidents, medical malpractice, and more. A wrongful or accidental death is a death that has occurred through the wrongful act or negligence of another. In these cases, the surviving dependents or beneficiaries are entitled to monetary damages as a result of the defendant’s negligent actions. At Schottenstein Law Offices, our Columbus wrongful death attorney possesses decades of experience with Ohio’s insurance and general liability laws and can help you and your family navigate these often complex cases.

Damages You May Be Entitled To

There are a variety of recoverable damages in wrongful death cases. These include:

  • Loss of companionship
  • Mental anguish
  • Past medical expenses
  • Loss of income
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of support
  • Loss of benefits (pension, medical coverage, etc.)
  • Loss of care
  • General damages
  • Punitive or exemplary damages

Guidance through Your Case

When it comes to a wrongful death, there are a multitude of different factors that can create a case. Sometimes the death can happen suddenly, leaving families feeling overwhelmed. Whatever the circumstances, Columbus wrongful death lawyer Ed Schottenstein possesses the experience and knowledge to help breakdown the general liability and insurance laws of Ohio.

At Schottenstein Law Offices, we understand tactics employed by insurance companies and are prepared in cases that involve wrongful death from the following:

  • Fatal car accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Aviation accidents

If you have lost a loved one as the result of an accident or negligence, it is important that you speak with an attorney right away to protect your rights. Call our firm at (614) 467-8474 to get the help you need.

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