Representing Family Members Of Fatal Accident Victims

Nothing is more devastating than to lose a family member in an accident. As a lawyer who handles wrongful death cases, I am here to provide compassionate assistance at the time when you need it most.

I am attorney Kurt M. Schultz in Plymouth, Michigan. As your lawyer, I will work on your behalf to hold the responsible party accountable. I will also help your family deal with the financial and insurance issues that you are facing. Call me at 734-392-8234 for a free consultation. Whether you end up hiring me or not, I will take the time to explain your options and answer to your questions.

What Is A Wrongful Death?

A wrongful death is one that is caused by the neglect, fault or wrongful act of another. Examples include:

  • A fatal auto accident caused by another driver
  • A fatal fall caused by unsafe property conditions
  • Death caused by reckless use of a firearm
  • A drowning death caused by property owner negligence

What Compensation Can Family Members Receive?

In Michigan, you can recover compensation for the following types of damages:

  • Medical and funeral expenses
  • Pain and suffering undergone by your family member prior to death
  • Loss of financial support
  • Loss of society and companionship

Which Family Members Are Eligible To Recover Damages?

The deceased person's spouse, children, descendants, parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters may be entitled to seek compensation. If no family members survive, those to whom the estate would pass under the law of intestate succession can recover damages.

For More Information About Wrongful Death Actions

I offer a free initial consultation to evaluate your case and determine if you are eligible to file a wrongful death action. My law office is in Plymouth, and I serve clients throughout southeastern Michigan. When you hire my law firm, I will handle your case personally from start to finish. Help and advice will never be more than a phone call away.