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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Chicago?

In the state of Illinois, wrongful death lawsuits can be filed by the administrator of the estate. In the absence of a will, the administrator of the estate is generally a spouse or child, though parents and other family members may also be eligible to file suit. The best way to determine if you are entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit is by having your case evaluated by one of our compassionate Chicago wrongful death attorneys.

If you have lost a loved one in an accident in or around Chicago, Illinois, please contact Harvey L. Walner & Associates, Ltd. or call (312) 313-2888 to schedule a free consultation with a wrongful death lawyer today.

More Than One Dependent

In instances where more than one dependent will benefit from a wrongful death settlement, multiple parties may be involved in legal action. However, it is often simpler and more efficient to have a single party appointed as administrator of the estate.

Every case is unique and each family has specific needs that will require addressing following the loss of a loved one. Our Chicago wrongful death attorneys will work with you personally and fight for your rights to help you get the justice you deserve.

For more information about your rights following the loss of a loved one in an accident, please contact our experienced Chicago wrongful death attorneys to schedule a free consultation.