Wrongful Death Lawyer in Dublin

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Dublin Wrongful Death Attorney

Since 2000, our Dublin wrongful death lawyers have represented families who have lost their loved ones to negligence throughout Ohio because we know this is one of the most devastating experiences they will ever endure.

Losing a loved one is a horrific experience under any circumstances, and a loss can feel even more pronounced when it happens because of another party’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing. Tragically, these types of fatal accidents do occur, and it is important to consider options for holding the liable party accountable.

Our wrongful death attorneys in FranklinDelaware, and Union counties know that a damages award cannot bring back your loved one but can provide you with the compensation you need to take the time you and your family need to grieve.

Our law firm founder and managing attorney, Jami S. Oliver, has been voted 2024 Lawyer of the Year in Dublin, Ohio, for Product Liability and named to the Best Lawyers 2024 list in multiple practice areas. Allow our skilled team, led by one of Ohio’s best, to help you make informed decisions about your case and future, starting with a free consultation.

We Handle All Ohio Wrongful Death Cases on a Contingency Basis

What we do differently at Oliver Law Office is ensure our clients know how important they are to us. You are not simply another case. You are not a number. You have gone through a physically and emotionally traumatic experience, and you deserve our full attention.

Oliver Law Office was built to prioritize and support you through unparalleled communication and commitment to your individualized needs by delivering an experience that instills trust and encourages the ethical and passionate pursuit of justice.

We handle all wrongful death cases on a contingency basis, which means we advance all the costs necessary to pursue your claim, and we only charge you a fee if and when there is a successful result.

Our Ohio wrongful death attorneys and team have successfully represented clients for nearly 30 years. We have intimate knowledge of Ohio’s personal injury laws and how to obtain maximum compensation from all insurance coverages and policies for each client’s unique recovery needs.

Getting your life back on track means not giving up on the process. We won’t either. Contact us today to learn more.

Who is Eligible to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio?

Some states permit particular family members to file a wrongful death lawsuit, but in Ohio, the personal representative of the deceased’s estate must be the party who files the claim.

Even though the personal representative will file the case, they can seek compensation for the deceased’s surviving family members.

A damages award can include compensation for some of the following types of losses:

Contact our dedicated Dublin wrongful death lawyers today to learn more about your legal rights and options to pursue a claim so you and your family can take the time you need to grieve without worrying about the financial fallout that accompanies your loved one’s loss. You have enough to worry about. Let us take it from here.

How Long Do I Have to File a Wrongful Death Claim in Ohio?

Wrongful death lawsuits in Dublin, Ohio, have a two-year statute of limitations. This clock is the same — two years — as the clock for a personal injury lawsuit, but it is essential to be clear that it will start to tick at a different time.

Whereas a personal injury lawsuit clock begins ticking on the date of the accident, a wrongful death clock starts ticking on the date of the deceased’s death. From the date of the death, a wrongful death case must be filed within two years.

The sooner you can speak with our skilled wrongful death attorneys in Dublin, the quicker we can begin preserving critical evidence to help support your claim. Contact us today to get started.

What is a Wrongful Death Claim in Dublin, Ohio?

Under Ohio law, a wrongful death is defined as a death resulting from the “wrongful act, neglect, or default” of another party that would have allowed the deceased person to file a personal injury lawsuit if they had survived.

To be clear, wrongful death cases are closely related to personal injury lawsuits in that both types of cases allow a plaintiff to seek compensation from a defendant who caused a severe injury. Yet in a wrongful death case, the injured person is no longer alive to file a claim themselves. Instead, Ohio law allows another party to stand in the deceased’s shoes to file a lawsuit against the person or entity responsible for the deceased’s fatal injuries.

Common ways individuals lose their lives to negligence, thereby making their families eligible for compensation, may include, but are not limited to:

If you have lost a loved one to another person or party’s negligence in Ohio, contact our compassionate wrongful death attorneys at Oliver Law Office today to discuss your tragic circumstances during a free, no-obligation consultation. We are here to help you understand your eligibility to file a claim and how to take the following steps to pursue results.

Contact Our Skilled Wrongful Death Attorneys in Dublin, Ohio for Help Today

If you have lost a loved one to negligence in Ohio, contact our dedicated Dublin wrongful death attorneys today. There is never a charge to speak with an attorney or any upfront or out-of-pocket costs to associate with our law firm in an injury or death matter.

Oliver Law Office is a client-focused law firm emphasizing each client’s individualized needs with personalized attention. We handle every case with confidence, courage, and determination. Please call us at (614) 220-9100 or fill out a Contact Us form so we can be in touch as soon as possible – let’s get started on your claim today.

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When Jami Oliver launched her own firm in 2000, she did so with one simple idea in mind: to seek justice for those who have been hurt, injured, or wronged due to the negligence of others. While she’s won numerous awards and accolades in the years since, her philosophy hasn’t changed. If you need an attorney who can advocate for you after an accident, product recall, or other tragedy, the Oliver Law Office should be your first choice.