$350,000 settlement for wrongful death
Six-figure compensation for family of victim killed by speeding driver
Steve Caya recovered the statutory maximum for a woman killed by a teenage driver. The tragic crash occurred when the deceased turned left in front of the teenage driver.
The insurance company initially questioned fault on the part of the teen driver. Steve Caya’s accident reconstruction expert established the crash was due to the excessive speed of the teen driver.
Upon receipt of Steve Caya’s expert report, the claim resolved.
See more examples of car accident settlements secured by Steve Caya for his clients across the state.
Get legal help to settle the question of fault
Wisconsin is a NOT no-fault state for car accidents. What this means for accident victims and their families is that the percentage of blame assigned to each person involved in the crash reduces the amount of compensation available through a settlement or jury award.
For serious injuries and cases involving a wrongful death, determining who was at fault is fundamental to the success of your lawsuit. Steve Caya works with all necessary experts to fully investigate the accident and build a strong case.
Learn more about Wisconsin’s comparative fault law and its effect on financial results, and contact our law office for a free claim review to learn your best next steps.
Considering a wrongful death lawsuit? Read this first
Losing a family member because of someone else’s negligence gives you the right to file a wrongful death claim or lawsuit. Before you file, find out what you need to know to give your case the best chance of success:
- Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit in Wisconsin
- The time limit for filing a wrongful death claim
- How much you can sue for wrongful death
- Average wrongful death settlements in Wisconsin
- How to file a wrongful death lawsuit
- How long it takes to resolve in court
- How the value of a wrongful death claim is calculated
You only have one opportunity to file a wrongful death claim. Don’t take the chance that a misstep or misunderstanding ruins your chances for a successful recovery.
Get a free wrongful death claim review
Steve Caya is a highly experienced wrongful death attorney and proven trial attorney serving accident victims and their families throughout Wisconsin. He has true compassion for his clients, and works tirelessly to win the financial compensation they need and deserve following the death of a family member caused by negligence.