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When a person is killed due to the negligence or carelessness of someone else, this is considered wrongful death. The deceased person’s immediate family will be faced with filing a wrongful death claim in order to obtain compensation for the loss of their loved one. Ontario's Family Law Act provides for recovery of financial loss resulting from the death, as well as a loss of care, guidance and companionship.
As a family mourns the death of a loved one, we understand how hard it can be to get through each day, let alone worry about taking legal action against the parties involved in the wrongful death. At Dietrich Law, we understand the terrible grief and pain that the death of a family member causes. We make it a point to do everything we can to minimize your stress and burden. Provided with the necessary information about the death of your loved one we can take care of the rest.
We gather and process all the necessary information and evidence to build a strong case on your behalf. All of the relevant facts and figures will be presented in a timely and strategic fashion in order to expedite your claim and ensure that important details are not lost with the passage of time.
If the deceased was the head of the household and the sole breadwinner for the family, we will calculate lost earnings which consider the number of years left before his or her expected retirement. We also factor in inflation and promotions in the lost potential household income. We make sure that all medical expenses associated with the loss and counselling are considered. We take all of these calculations and projections and a lot more into consideration to help you obtain the maximum payout in order to secure your family’s future.
If you have lost a loved one due to the neglect of someone else, call Dietrich Law today to seek the compensation you deserve and to start to put your family’s future back together again.