The state of Louisiana allows certain people to file a wrongful death claim after the death of a loved one. A surviving spouse or children of the deceased are allowed to file a claim. If there are no children and no spouse, the parents of the deceased may file a claim for compensation. Whichever category a family member falls in one thing remains true, an experienced and resourceful attorney may be able to help loved ones with their claim.

In New Orleans, the family of a man successfully recovered compensation on a wrongful death claim. The man is believed to have died after being beaten by inmates and deputies. Though financial compensation will never fully compensate for the life of loved one, it can help the surviving family members to pay any debts that were incurred as a result of the loss.

The family of this man is not a client of this firm, but families like them can trust our firm to handle their important legal issues in their time of need. The attorneys in this firm have more than 70 years of combined experience. Our attorneys know how to determine a fair and just compensation for our clients.

When the deceased was the primary income earner for the family, there are unique financial challenges that are created by their death. These challenges can be calculated into the requested compensation. Loved ones may be able to recover for monetary loss for future earnings. This includes the value of the deceased’s contribution to the household, such as expenses for bills and other necessities. If you believe that you have a valid wrongful death claim, we may be able to help.