New Orleans Wrongful Death Attorney, William Barousse
New Orleans top wrongful death attorney, William Barousse, is here to help you through your wrongful death case. Losing a loved one is difficult, especially when another person causes their death. If another person’s actions cause a loved one’s death, you have the right to hold them responsible. Mr. Barousse has experience litigating wrongful death lawsuits.
Who Can Sue For Wrongful Death in Louisiana?
Generally, immediate family members can sue for the death of a loved one caused by another person. However, if the deceased was not married and did not have children, the deceased’s parents, or other family members, can bring the lawsuit. Mr. Barousse can help determine which family members could sue for wrongful death.
Attorney Barousse has extensive experience with insurance companies and how to get the maximum compensation for your injuries. Contact William to cover your wrongful death case.
Louisianas Top Attorney Mr. Barousse’s trial experience helps his clients because other lawyers know that William is always ready and able to take a wrongful death case to trial.
Mr. Barousse’s career has focused on catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injuries, and car or truck accidents. His experience in these areas will help you in your own case.
Damages for A Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Louisiana
In Louisiana, the victim’s family may recover for their own pain and suffering and economic damages related to their loved one’s death. Hiring Mr. Barousse could increase the amount of damages you recover in a wrongful death lawsuit. These damages include:
- Loss of Income- The victim’s family is entitled to the amount of income the deceased would have earned in their working life. The lost income calculation includes the deceased’s earning capacity and remaining working years.
- Reasonable funeral and medical expenses.
- Loss of Services- Loss of services covers assistance around the house and guidance or training the deceased provided. Loss of services covers the future expenses of hiring others to perform the work the deceased would have performed.
- Damages for the deceased pain and suffering before dying can also be recovered by family members as a related claim called a survival action.
Wrongful death lawsuits arise from a variety of occurrences. Under the law, they can arise from the negligence or intentional actions of another person. Whether the defendant was negligent or acted intentionally, Mr. Barousse can help hold them responsible for your loved ones' death.
A defendant acts negligently when their actions are unreasonable given the circumstances surrounding the incident. The defendant's actions are judged based on what a reasonable person would have done in a similar situation.
A person who purposely commits an act against the deceased has performed an intentional act. The defendant does not need to intend to injure or kill the deceased to be liable for the deceased's death. They merely must intend the consequences of the act or know what would result from them.
Hire New Orleans Attorney William Barousse for your Lawsuit
A wrongful death lawsuit can be extremely emotional, and Mr. Barousse’s commitment to your case can make the legal process more manageable. Contact New Orleans Attorney Mr. Barousse today to recover for the loss of a loved one
Mr. Barousse is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and Texas state courts, all federal courts in Louisiana, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
William A. Barousse, New Orleans Personal Injury Attorney
1100 Poydras St. Suite #2810
New Oleans, LA 70163
( 504) 517 – 3295
1100 Poydras St, Suite 2810, New Orleans, LA 70163
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Mr. Barousse has significant experiences in personal injury lawsuits involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, brain injuries, and more. Contact William Barousse today for an evaluation of your case.