Statutory Maximum for Wrongful Death and $250,000 for Minor Children
Steve Caya Secures Huge Compensation in Wrongful Death Case
In a tragic case, Steve represented the minor children of a woman who was killed in a motor vehicle accident.
The accident was the result of a government employee crossing the centerline and striking the vehicle of the deceased head-on. Initially, the government denied any responsibility, claiming the accident was due to an unforeseen medical issue suffered by their employee absolving him of any responsibility.
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After filing a lawsuit and conducting an intensive investigation of the incident, Steve was ultimately able to convince the government their defense was meritless, and the claim resolved for the statutory maximum of $350,000 for the wrongful death along with an additional $250,000 for the future care needs of the minor children, including college tuition.
If you've experienced a tragedy recently, here’s how to take action.
You can't put a dollar amount on a lost loved one, but if you've recently lost someone in a preventable accident seeking financial compensation can help ease medical bills and other expenses associated with your loss.
Here's everything you need to know if you're thinking about filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Wisconsin.
- Under what circumstances can I sue for a wrongful death in Wisconsin?
- How long after death can I file a wrongful death suit in Wisconsin?
- Is there a damages cap on wrongful death claims in Wisconsin?
- Who can I sue for punitive damages?
- What’s the average settlement for a wrongful death lawsuit in Wisconsin?
- How long does it take to settle a wrongful death lawsuit?
- A life is priceless; there is no accurate calculator for a wrongful death lawsuit
Before filing a lawsuit there's a few things you should know.
Wisconsin operates under a shared fault law, meaning each person is held responsible for a portion of the liability in a car accident. If you weren't fully at fault for the crash, you are eligible to win compensation for your injuries in a settlement or lawsuit should it come to it. Here's a few more things you need to know about making a claim after an accident:
- Your car accident case matters - you can sue
- How to file a car accident lawsuit
- Statute of limitations on filing a car accident lawsuit
- How much time a car accident suit takes
- You can file yourself, but recommend legal counsel
- Average Wisconsin car accident settlements