Sadly, some accidents result in losses of life. There are all sorts of different places fatal accidents can occur. Some examples include:
- Out on the roads.
- In a nursing home.
- In a workplace.
- At a business.
- At one's own home.
- At someone else's home.
Just as fatal accidents can happen in all manner of different places, such accidents can also have all manner of different causes. Sometimes, such accidents occur because a party other than the deceased acted in a negligent fashion. Some examples of negligent actions that sometimes result in deaths are:
- A driver failing to obey the rules of the road.
- A medical professional at a nursing home being careless when it comes to resident care.
- A property owner letting dangerous conditions exist on their property.
- A product manufacturer failing to take adequate steps to ensure that there are no dangerous defects in its products.
When a person's death was the result of negligent conduct by another party, bringing a wrongful death claim against the party that was negligent may be an option for the deceased's family.
It isn't always easy to determine what the cause of fatal accident was and whether any negligence contributed to the accident. Figuring these things out can require in-depth investigations.
Our firm understands how hard uncertainty regarding how a fatal accident that took the life of a loved one came about can be on a family, both from a closure perspective and from a perspective of figuring out what to do in the wake of the accident. We can conduct extensive investigations for families of individuals killed in fatal accidents that are aimed at helping uncover details that can give them a better sense of how the accident that took their loved one's life happened and whether they have grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit.