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The pain of losing somebody is real and deep, and we wish nobody had to experience a devastating loss. However, if your loved one lost their life due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, the team at Jacobs & Jacobs is here to help. Our New Haven wrongful death lawyers have the resources necessary to fully investigate what happened and help you and your family recover the closure and compensation you are entitled to. You do not have to go through this alone. We will be here for you.
Wrongful death claims are typically incredibly challenging and nearly impossible for family members to handle by themselves. In these cases, it is crucial for an attorney to be involved so they can:
When we turn to Connecticut law, we can see that the only people actually allowed to file a wrongful death claim in the state are the executor or the administrator of the deceased person’s estate. If a person died without an estate plan (including a will) that named an executor or administrator, or if the named executor or administrator cannot serve, the court will appoint somebody in this capacity (Conn. Gen. Stat. § 52-555 (2021).
There may be various types of compensation available if a wrongful death claim is successful in Connecticut. This can include the following:
If you have lost somebody you love due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual or entity in the New Haven area, contact the team at Jacobs & Jacobs for help today. Our attorneys are standing by so we can get involved quickly. We want to make sure your claim is thoroughly investigated and that you have an advocate by your side throughout this entire process. When you need a New Haven wrongful death lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at (203) 777-2300.