Wrongful Death Lawyer in Maryland
When a family member dies due to someone else’s poor behavior or negligence, the wounds may never fully heal. By recovering lost income and making up for the emotional toll, a wrongful death case can restore a sense of justice and enable your family to live the best life possible moving forward.
If your family member has died because of the negligence of another person, employer, or company, get in touch with our office to discuss suing for wrongful death in Maryland. Call us or contact us online to request a consultation.
What to Know About Maryland Wrongful Death Law
Under Maryland law, a wrongful death occurs when negligence, malpractice, or reckless behavior caused the death. Put another way, if the deceased person could have sued the responsible party had they survived their injuries, the family can be eligible to sue for wrongful death.
Paul E. Mack will help you identify all the possible economic losses associated with your loved one’s death. This could include medical bills, lost future wages, and the cost of hiring professionals to perform household duties that the deceased used to provide.
Who Is Eligible for Wrongful Death Lawsuits?
Maryland wrongful death laws allow spouses, children, and parents to recover money from those responsible. Others related by blood or marriage might be eligible if they were dependent on the deceased person.
Financial dependency is only one factor. You can sue for wrongful death in Maryland because of emotional suffering and the loss of companionship, guidance, education, and care.
The statute of limitations for wrongful death in Maryland is typically three years from the date of death. Some exceptions exist for occupational diseases due to toxic substances in the workplace. Ask Mr. Mack about your situation if you have further questions about eligibility for a wrongful death lawsuit.
Survival Actions in Maryland
Paul E. Mack can also represent the estate of the deceased in a survival action. A wrongful death lawsuit and a survival action and can be made simultaneously. The survival action seeks to recover medical bills, funeral bills, and damages for the pain and suffering endured by the deceased.
Paul E. Mack, Your Wrongful Death Lawyer in Maryland
Going to trial may sound difficult, but the process is much easier when you have an experienced attorney by your side. Paul E. Mack offers warmth and empathy for his clients. In the courtroom, he presents a carefully crafted legal case and argues firmly on your behalf.
Not all hardships can be easily documented or quantified, but an experienced lawyer such as Mr. Mack can demonstrate to the court how and why the responsible party should be held accountable.
Jurisdictions Where Paul E. Mack Practices
Conveniently located in Clarksville, MD, Paul E. Mack is just a phone call away to handle your legal case. Contact Paul E. Mack, Attorney if you need an attorney in any of the following counties:
- Anne Arundel County
- Baltimore City
- Baltimore County
- Carroll County
- Frederick County
- Howard County
- Montgomery County
- Prince George's County
- Worcester County
- And more!
Contact Our Office to Discuss a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Paul E. Mack has years of experience representing clients in personal injury cases throughout Maryland. Request info online or call Paul E. Mack to begin the process of a wrongful death lawsuit in Maryland.