When you lose a loved one in an accident for which another party is responsible, you may have a right to compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Columbus, Ohio wrongful death attorney Robert Kerpsack has years of experience helping surviving family members seek justice and receive compensation for damages including:

  • End of life expenses
  • Projected future wages
  • Projected financial contributions
  • Lost retirement and insurance benefits
  • Loss of a loved one
  • Emotional pain and suffering

If you have lost a loved one in any type of accident, attorney Kerpsack can take your case, fight for your rights, and help you get the compensation you will require to face the future without your loved one.

Who can File Suit

Understanding who can sue for wrongful death is often confusing. In the state of Ohio, a wrongful death suit must be filed on behlf of family members by the executor of the will or a court appointed representative. Typically, beneficiaries in a wrongful death lawsuit will include:

  • Spouses
  • Dependent children including step children and adpoted children
  • Parents
  • Grandparents
  • Siblings

To be a beneficiary in a wrongful death lawsuit, it must be proven that you have suffered economic and/or non-economic damages due to the loss of your family member. Often, this requires that those represented in the claim were dependent on the deceased. This can be further discussed with you during your free case evaluation with Mr. Kerpsack.

If you have lost a loved one in an accident anywhere in the state of Ohio, please contact Robert W. Kerpsack Co., L.P.A. today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about your rights.