Laurel Wrongful Death Attorneys

Handling Your Case with Compassion & Respect

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. Our Laurel 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 also need to act promptly and preserve the evidence. Be assured that the defense is doing so. Let us help you.

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 firm to arrange a free consultation with our competent attorneys at (301) 761-2007.

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:

  • Auto accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Fires and explosions
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Deaths resulting from doctors' or hospitals' errors
  • Nursing home accidents

Our Laurel wrongful death lawyers 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.

Contact McGowan & Cecil Today For A Free Consultation

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. 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.

We can get started with a free consultation. Contact us by email or phone at (301) 761-2007.


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