If you’ve been charged with wrongful death, it may seem like there’s nowhere to turn for help and support. This is surely a difficult time when emotions run high and the future is uncertain. But the experienced criminal defense attorneys at Nuttall Coleman & Drandell can ensure you get the best possible outcome for your situation. Read on to learn more about the process of a wrongful death lawsuit.
What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
Wrongful death claims occur when someone is suspected of killing another person due to negligence, recklessness, or intentional actions. This might include situations like drunk driving, medical malpractice, or even murder. These charges may be separate from other criminal charges and end with jail time, the death penalty, or financial compensation.
How Long Does it Take to Settle a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
These types of cases are usually quite complicated, so the amount of time it takes to settle a wrongful death lawsuit will vary depending on the situation. The case will involve extensive investigation and gathering of evidence, which could take several months. If the case cannot be settled, the lawsuit will go to trial, adding on to the time frame.
Get Help From Nuttall, Coleman & Drandell
If you’ve been charged with wrongful death, Nuttall, Coleman & Drandell can help. We’ll walk you through the case and answer any questions you have along the way. Learn more about the process of a wrongful death lawsuit and how our attorneys can fight for your case by contacting us today.
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