Wrongful Death

When a loved one dies in an accident, the family has immense sorrow to cope with as well as wrongful death insurance claims. At Beedem Law, we know that you must have time to mourn without the hassle of attending to insurance matters. That is why you should contact a qualified Minneapolis wrongful death lawyer at Beedem Law if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation.

When death is caused by the wrongful act or omission of any person or corporation, the trustee [the person representing the surviving spouse and the next of kin] appointed may maintain an action, had the decedent lived, for an injury caused by the wrongful act or omission. Minnesota Statutes Section 573.02

The Minnesota wrongful death lawyer represents the trustee in the lawsuit.

If the lawyer is able to prove:

  1. The death of a human being that was
  2. Caused by the wrongful act or omission of another person or corporation that resulted in
  3. Financial loss to the surviving spouse and the next of kin

Then the trustee, on behalf of the surviving spouse and next of kin, can recover damages including:

  1. Funeral expenses,
  2. Medical expenses,
  3. Potential earnings,
  4. The loss of advice, comfort, assistance, protection, counsel and society.