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Wrongful Death

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Compassionate Calgary Lawyers Helping Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones in Accidents 

Losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence is one of the most traumatic tragedies a family can experience.

At Cuming & Gillespie, we understand the last thing you want to think about after the death of a family member is the potentially complicated legal case against the person who may be responsible. We know that no amount of money can ever replace or bring back the one you have lost. What it can do, however, is provide financial security, and potentially bring you some closure. Compensation is not just a financial matter, but also reflects a level of legal blameworthiness, and therefore can help bring some sense of accountability.

Taking Care of Your Legal Needs While You Grieve

In Alberta, the law with respect to wrongful death is constantly changing. It is therefore critical to hire a lawyer who focuses on serious personal injury claims, is always up-to-date on the current state of the law, and is knowledgeable about the type of compensation available to you.

If a death was caused by the negligence of someone else, the surviving family members can make a claim for certain damages and losses. These damages include:

  • Bereavement;
  • Loss of financial support;
  • Loss of household support;
  • Funeral expenses;
  • Grief counselling; and
  • Loss of income suffered by family members of the deceased.

At Cuming & Gillespie, our team of personal injury lawyers is knowledgeable, experienced and compassionate and will help you obtain the highest possible compensation for your losses.

Having the Right Lawyer on your Side Makes a Difference

Depending on the type of insurance your loved one had, there may be additional wrongful death benefits you can obtain through the insurance company. If you are considering filing a wrongful death claim, your personal injury lawyer can review any information received from an insurance company, determine what amount of compensation you may be entitled to, and help you obtain it. Having a lawyer who knows what to look for, and what questions to ask can help you and your family get the fairest compensation for your loss.

At Cuming & Gillespie, our lawyers have successfully resolved many wrongful death suits, and are considered leaders in this area. Over the past 20 years, we have won dozens of awards in Canada and around the world. We are consistently ranked as Leaders in Personal Injury on Lexpert. With our experience, knowledge, and collaborative firm approach, you can rest assured that your case is in the best hands.   We will take care of all your legal matters while you take the time to grieve.

Compassionate, Knowledgeable, and Experienced Lawyers for Wrongful Death Claims 

At Cuming & Gillespie, we understand that the time following the loss of loved one is very difficult for you and your family: everything has changed, and it feels like nothing will be the same.  We want to make sure that we can help make what can be an overwhelming situation easier to navigate and to clarify the legal process as much as possible.  With our experience, we can help you take one step towards the future. Please call us at 403-571-0555 or contact us online to book an appointment today to see how we can help you and your family.