Helping You Pursue Justice
The death of a family member is a devastating experience, especially when the death was caused by the negligent actions of another party. While nothing can bring your loved one back, your family may be able to achieve some closure through the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit.
At Fuller & Quigg, our lawyer has been representing families in cases of wrongful death for more than 35 years. We will carefully investigate the circumstances that led to your loved one’s death and gather the evidence we need to hold the negligent party responsible. We represent families in Decatur and throughout Central Illinois.
Our lawyer is experienced in handling cases involving drunk driving accidents, dram shop liability, defective products, construction accidents, and other types of fatal accidents. Contact us today for a free initial consultation.
Recoveries In Wrongful Death Cases In Illinois
When an accident results in a fatality, family members may recover compensation for damages such as:
- Funeral expenses
- Lost wages, if your loved one was supporting you
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of parental guidance for a child
- Medical expenses incurred prior to death
- Pain and suffering prior to death
Who Is Eligible To Recover Compensation?
The law in Illinois is complex and it usually takes a lawyer’s help to determine who can and who can’t recover compensation in cases of wrongful death.
The deceased person’s spouse and children are eligible to recover damages. In some cases, parents and siblings of the deceased may be eligible.
Fatal Accident Attorneys Serving Decatur And Central Illinois
Call 217-619-0097 (or 866-375-6472 toll free) to discuss your case with an experienced Decatur wrongful death attorney. We are located on the north side of Decatur with convenient parking. Evening and weekend appointments are available.