Representing Family Members In Wrongful Death Claims

Knoxville, Tennessee, Wrongful Death Claims Lawyers

When the death of a loved one was caused by the negligence of another person, the surviving family members experience many emotions. Along with the sadness and anger, the family may start to wonder if it is possible to take legal action. If your loved one has died because of another's negligence, Parker and LaDuke would like to talk to you. Contact our firm to schedule your complimentary case evaluation. We can discuss your loved one's death, the circumstances surrounding the death and your legal options in pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit.

How Long Can I Wait?

In Tennessee, surviving family members must file a wrongful death claim within one year of the date of the injury that results in death. Our attorneys do encourage you to seek help well within the year's timeframe. Prior to filing the claim, we may need to investigate the car accident, truck accident or other type of accident that led to the death. By obtaining our help in a timely manner, you can ensure your claim is given the attention it deserves.

Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Tennessee?

Generally, spouses, children and parents can bring a lawsuit on behalf of their deceased loved one. Parker and LaDuke provide compassionate and understanding help to those who have lost husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, sons and daughters.

What Type Of Compensation Could My Family Recover?

Our firm understands that no amount of financial compensation will ever replace your loss. It is our hope that the compensation will allow your family to adjust to your new financial circumstances. As experienced trial attorneys, we provide vigorous representation as we seek compensation for the following:

  • Loss of future earnings and benefits
  • Medical expenses leading up to time of death
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Pain, suffering and mental anguish
  • Loss of companionship, care and protection

How Do We Get Paid?

You do not pay unless we recover. We charge a 30% contingency fee (from the recovery). This is 3% less then the industry standard. Why pay more?

Contact Our Knox County Lawyers If You Have Lost A Loved One In A Fatal Accident

Thomas M. Parker and Stanley F. LaDuke of Parker and LaDuke have significant knowledge of Tennessee's wrongful death laws. We have helped many families with the legal issues involved in losing a loved one to another's negligence. Call our firm today at 865-694-4685 or toll free at 888-329-7912 and arrange your complimentary case evaluation.