Wrongful Death Delaware Lawyers

Regardless of how an accident happens, the suffering from the loss of a loved one is a tragic event. Nothing can truly compensate for the loss. However, if a family member was killed due to the negligence of another party, financial compensation for funeral benefits and loss of parental guidance may be in order. The pain of losing a loved one is tragic. But in addition, many victims are left with responsibilities to children, family and their own financial obligations. Our lawyers may be able to make a claim so that these burdens can be alleviated or minimized .

If you have lost a loved one in an accident in Delaware, please call the Delaware wrongful death lawyers at The Freibott Law Firm by calling (302) 633-9000 for a free consultation. Mr. Freibott charges no fee unless he recovers for you. Proudly serving those who have lost loved ones in accidents in New Castle County, Delaware, Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware.

Wrongful Death Facts, Statistics and Trends

Accidents happening by car, motorcycle or tractor trailers are some of the leading reasons for accidental deaths in the United States. Studies performed by numerous government agencies have found and average of 92 people per day dying from auto accidents in 2012. That equates to roughly 33,000 fatalities per year.

In recent decades there has been a decline in the number of traffic accident fatalities. Much of this decline is the result of automobile safety improvements. From 1979 to 2005, the number of deaths per year decreased 14.97%, while the number of deaths per capita decreased by 35.46%. In 2010, the United States saw approximately 5,419,000 total traffic accidents. Of these, 30,296 accidents resulted in fatalities, killing 32,999 motorists. Another approximate 2,239,000 people were injured in these accidents. The 32,479 traffic fatalities in 2011 were the lowest in 62 years since 1949. Records indicate that there have been a total of 3,613,732 motor vehicle fatalities in the United States from 1899 to 2013.

Establishing Liability in a Delaware Wrongful Death Lawsuit

If an accident leads to a fatality, there may be one or more parties responsible. Who the responsible parties are depends on the situation surrounding the accident and the events preceding the accident. A crucial factor in filing a wrongful death lawsuit is establishing the liable parties. Establishing the liable parties ensures that you can be awarded every benefit and financial compensation entitled to you and your family under Delaware wrongful death law.

Statute of Limitations for Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Delaware

After going through the trauma of losing a family member, your first reaction may not be to seek legal support. You may even experience the feeling of giving up and that filing a lawsuit is too stressful. The wrongful death laws in Delaware give you two years from the date of death for you to make a claim. The attorneys at The Freibott Law Firm understand your pain and urge you to reach out for their help. Even if you need some time before proceeding with your case, our attorneys can help ease your mind by giving you the confidence that they will be there when you are ready to proceed.

How the Freibott Law Firm Can Help with Your Wrongful Death Case

Any kind of accident can lead to death, as in the case of many car accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, drunk driving accidents, motorcycle accidents, and liability of premise accidents. Delaware Wrongful Death Attorney Fred Freibott and his team, have the skills, knowledge, and resources to properly handle your wrongful death claim. With many years of experience and a track record of client awards, Mr. Freibott understands the complex nature of a wrongful death claim in Delaware. He has helped his clients with legal, financial, and the emotional aspects of their accident or injury. Mr. Freibott offers free consultations for injured parties, their families, and their estates. As your attorney, he will work tirelessly on your behalf and will thoroughly analyze all aspects of your case in an attempt to get you awarded a fair and just compensation.

Contact Our Delaware Wrongful Death Attorneys

Call (302) 633-9000 for a free consultation with Newark’s Wrongful Death Attorney Mr. Freibott. He has many years of experience handling accident and injury claims and charges no fee unless he recovers your losses.