Many Frankfort area residents have heard of someone who has died because of another person's negligence. These tragic events can occur because of a car accident, motorcycle accident, workplace accident, or other serious situation. A fatal accident may be the result of negligence and that can result in a family seeking a wrongful death claim.
It is understandable when a loved one dies due to old age or a fatal illness, that while sad, such a death is a natural part of life. However, when a loved one dies due to the actions of another person, acceptance can be extremely difficult. Whether it is in a car accident, an act of medical malpractice or a fatal workplace accident, the sudden loss of a loved one can be emotionally devastating and can leave the victim's survivors in a precarious financial position. Therefore, people in Kentucky facing such a situation may wish to seek compensation through a wrongful death suit.
Accidents happen every day in Kentucky. These accidents are often unexpected and sometimes cause serious injuries and even death. When a fatal accident occurs because of another person's negligence, they may be able to be held liable for wrongful death.
Many people in Kentucky work in the construction industry. Construction work often pays well and is a good job for many people. But, construction work can also be dangerous. Those who are injured on a construction site can suffer from very serious injuries, and even death.