Wrongful Death

St. Paul Wrongful Death Lawyer

wrongful deathUnder Minnesota Statute 573.02, when a death is caused by the wrongful act or omission of any person or corporation, a trustee, typically a family member, can be appointed to bring a claim against the wrongdoing party on behalf of any surviving spouse and the heirs and next of kinĀ of the decedent. Oftentimes, pursuable wrongful deaths claim arise from automobile, motorcycle, snowmobile, jet ski and boating crashes, the illegal sale of alcohol, and work-related accidents. Damages that can be claimed may include funeral expenses, lost financial support, and other pecuniary losses. Quickly investigating the circumstances of the death and identifying available insurance coverages, with the assistance of any attorney, is an important first step to be taken by family members.

Contact St. Paul Personal Injury Attorney Richard O’Dea

The O’Dea Law Firm/Richard O’Dea is there to assist you during the difficult times following the loss of a loved one. Call for a free initial consultation regarding your wrongful death claim rights.