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Contact a wrongful death lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana office today to schedule a free consultation with The Young Firm.

The Young Firm
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2090
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Toll Free: (504) 608-6308
Local: (504) 608-6308
Facsimile: (504) 680-4101

Wrongful Death Lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana

The purpose behind wrongful death lawsuits is to provide financial compensation to the dependents of a person who was killed as a result of someone else's misconduct or negligence. At The Young Firm, each wrongful death lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana practice has handled claims arising from auto accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, and defective products. Whatever the cause of your loved one's tragic death, our lawyers will stand beside you in your time of need, treating you with the compassion and respect you deserve while taking aggressive legal action against the party responsible for your suffering.

Our wrongful death attorneys will attempt to show that the defendant's negligence contributed to the victim's death. Having already recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients throughout Louisiana, we possess the experience and knowledge necessary to help you maximize the return on your claim. To speak with a wrongful death lawyer, contact the New Orleans, Louisiana office of The Young Firm today.

Who is eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit?

According to Louisiana state law, dependents and immediate family members, including parents, spouses, and children, may be eligible to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Children under 25 years of age may also be entitled to compensation for the loss of parental companionship and guidance, as well as for mental anguish resulting from the death. Under some circumstances, family members outside the immediate family may be allowed to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Contact a wrongful death attorney at the New Orleans, Louisiana office of The Young Firm to schedule an evaluation of your case. In Louisiana, plaintiffs have two years from the date of the wrongful death to file a lawsuit, so it is important to consult with an attorney as soon as possible after the tragic event. Even if you are unsure as to whether to proceed with legal action, our attorneys can help you to understand your rights and advise you of your legal options.

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Wrongful Death Damages

If you have lost a family member due to someone else's negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation for funeral costs, medical bills, pain and suffering, mental anguish, lost inheritance, lost benefits, loss of companionship, lost future wages, and other losses and expenses. In cases in which a death was caused by extreme negligence or misconduct, the defendant may also be ordered to pay punitive damages.

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Contact a Wrongful Death Attorney

To schedule a consultation with a wrongful death lawyer at our New Orleans, Louisiana office, contact The Young Firm today. Having obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients, our attorneys are confident in their ability to help you pursue the compensation to which you are entitled.

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