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Wrongful Death Lawyers in South Dakota 

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Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. is a wrongful death lawyer in South Dakota that assists families who have lost loved ones in accidents including truck crashes, auto accidents, and injuries due to the negligence of a third party.  . If your loved one died in an accident due to a driver’s neglect or negligence, or due to another person or party’s failure to take proper precautions, you and your family might be entitled to seek damages for your loved one’s funeral expenses, burial expenses, emergency medical care, and pain and suffering prior to passing away. You may also be able to seek damages for, lost companionship, and for the losses of other non-financial support your family member may have provided to the family. The unexpected loss of a loved one can be emotionally devastating. The emotional impact of the sudden death of a close family member is very different than the loss of a loved one after long illness. When a loved one passes away unexpectedly, the family is usually unprepared to handle burial and funeral expenses and the family may not be prepared to make ends meet without the financial support of the lost loved one. 

Wrongful death claims can be complex because they may involve claims from insurance companies, may involve serious injuries, and may involve estimates of what your loved one could have earned had he or she continued to live and support you. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. is a wrongful death attorney that wishes your family our deepest condolences. We can also help your family pursue a wrongful death claim against responsible parties. Let our attorneys fight for you, so that you and your loved ones can focus on what matters: rebuilding your life. 

What Damages Can A Family Seek Following a Wrongful Death of a Loved One? 

If you have lost a loved one in an accident in South Dakota, you and your family might be wondering what damages you might be able to seek. Every case is unique and your family’s unique circumstances will dictate the settlement you might be entitled to receive. Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. is a wrongful death attorney in South Dakota who can review your case and estimate the value of your wrongful death claim. Your claim might include: 

Medical Expenses. If your loved one received emergency medical care, you and your family might be facing high and unexpected medical bills. A wrongful death claim can include these expenses.

Pain and Suffering. Had your loved one survived his or her injuries prior to passing away, he or she may have been able to collect pain and suffering damages. Pain and suffering can also be collected in a wrongful death claim, but this kind of claim can be more complex to prove.

Funeral and Burial Expenses. Unexpected funeral expenses can be costly. Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. is a wrongful death lawyer who may be able to assist you in recouping these unexpected costs.

Lost Income. Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. is a wrongful death law firm in South Dakota that can speak to experts and estimate the amount of support you and your family might have lost in wages as a result of your loved one’s accident.

Childcare and Caretaking Services. When a loved one stays home to raise the children or care for elderly relatives, we don’t often think of the value of these services. If your family now needs to seek childcare or nursing care because your family’s primary caretaker passed away, you might be struggling with the high and unexpected costs of childcare and nursing care. You and your family may be able to seek damages for these losses following a loved one’s fatal accident.

Loss of care, guidance, and companionship. Losing a loved one can have an immense emotional toll on a family. A spouse may no longer have the love and support of a partner. Children may no longer have the care and guidance of a trusted parent. While there is no financial value that can truly be placed on love, care, and guidance, the law does permit families to seek damages for for the loss of  a loved one. Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. is a wrongful death lawyer in South Dakota that may be able to assist you if you have lost a loved one in an accident. 

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The aftermath of an accident in which a loved one passed away can be incredibly devastating for victims and families. You are not alone. If you have lost a loved one in a truck crash, car accident, or motorcycle collision, or other accident, you may be able to seek damages for your losses. However, you may only have a limited amount of time to bring forth a claim. Contact Ogborn Mihm Quaintance, L.L.C. a wrongful death lawyer in South Dakota today. Our lawyers can review your case, and focus on helping you seek the damages you may deserve under the law, so that you can focus on healing, grieving, and rebuilding after loss.

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