WORK-RELATED DEATH

Losing a loved one is a painful experience in any situation, but when a death happenned at work, or beacuse of a workplace injury or chemical exposure, a family can suddenly be thrown into a legal battle they were unprepared for. Insurance companies, investigators and relatives can complicate matters and confuse a family at a time when the family may be at its most vulnerable.

 

As a Kentucky workplace wrongful death attorney, I am dedicated to helping the family navigate through the many legal avenues that exist because of a workers' death due to his employment.  With over 30 years representing families in fatal work accidents I have experience and skill in representing the family of a deceased worker by:

 

Obtaining Workers' compensation survivors benefits for dependent children and widows or widowers;

Setting up an estate for the deceased worker, probating a will, and appointing an administrator

Investigating and proving safety violations causing the death for increased income benefits

Third-party cases where a fellow subcontractor or other party's negligence caused the death

Proving chemical exposure which caused a death

Securing Kentucky Retirement survivors' benefits or other pension benefits for survivors

 

Did Your Family Member Die From a Workplace Accident or Illness?

 

As your Kentucky workplace wrongful death lawyer, I can help if you are the surviving spouse, child or parent. I understand there is no amount of financial compensation that can replace your loss. However, financial compensation can help your family adjust to the loss of income. Under Kentucky's workers' compensation laws, you can seek survivors benefits, a lump sum death benefit and increased benefits if safety violations were found to have contributed to your loved one's death. If a third party was responsible for the death of your loved one, you can seek wrongful death benefits from those at fault.

 

 

With skill and great care, my law firm handles fatal work accident claims involving:

  • Car wrecks
  • Crushes by falling booms and cranes
  • Electrocutions
  • Explosions
  • Falls
  • Heart attacks
  • Occupational diseases, including Mesothelioma, toxic chemicals and cancer-causing agents

 

I offer free initial consultation to discuss your fatal work accident claim. To schedule yours, contact me today.  I offer flexible office hours and can travel to meet you. Fatal work accident claims are handled on a contingency fee basis. You do not owe attorney fees unless I am able to obtain benefits and compensation on your behalf.*

 

 

*Court costs and case expenses will be the responsibility of the Client.

 

 

 

 

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