Wrongful Death

Few experiences in life are as difficult to process psychologically as the sudden or accidental death of a husband, wife, mother, father, son or daughter. If a family member died in an accident or as the result of someone's negligence, you need time to grieve. Wrongful death attorneys at McGowan & Cecil, LLC, have worked with enough bereaved family members to understand a family's need to take time for mourning and burial of the deceased, but we need to act promptly and preserve the evidence. Be assured that the defense is doing so. Let us help you.

Do I Have A Wrongful Death Lawsuit? | McGowan & Cecil, LLC

At McGowan & Cecil, we act with dignity, compassion and respect. The sooner after an accident an investigation gets underway, the more likely it is that the true cause of the accident will be discovered and the negligent party held accountable. Contact our attorneys to arrange a free consultation.

Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?

In Maryland, both a survivor's claim and a wrongful death claim may be filed. The personal representative of the estate files the survival claim, and designated beneficiaries are eligible to file the wrongful death claim.

We make ourselves available to family members who have suffered the loss of loved ones in accidents such as the following:

Our Laurel wrongful death lawyers serving the Maryland area have a great deal of experience working for and with family members at a very difficult time: after the sudden death of a loved one. We know how to get in and start an investigation without disturbing a family during the important time of grieving. We are prepared to interact with your family tactfully and unobtrusively in order to get your case off the ground in a timely manner and, ultimately, to maximize recovery of compensation for your family.

Contact McGowan & Cecil Today For A Free Consultation

Allow us to explain how we can help you and your family tap into all sources of compensation after the sudden death of a family member. Contact us by phone or email.