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Toronto Wrongful Death Lawyer


There is nothing that can make up for the loss of someone you love. There are, however, legal options available if you have suffered the unexpected death of a family member in an accident or because of someone else’s negligence. You should not have to endure financial strain in addition to the emotional and daily consequences of losing a loved one.

Wrongful death compensation is intended to address the loss of care, guidance and companionship together with the financial burden associated with the accident and loss. In some wrongful or accidental death cases, it may also cover expenses like loss of shared family income, loss of caregiving capacity and even punitive damages.

If you are in need of assistance after your loved one passed due to the negligence of another, you should contact a Toronto wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. A Toronto wrongful death lawyer will be able to fight for your rights to compensation.

Determining Liability in a Toronto Wrongful Death Case

In Ontario, the courts understand that no amount of money can make up for the loss of your loved one. Wrongful death compensation is intended to mitigate the economic ramifications of losing a family member. In some cases, victims’ families might also find emotional relief in holding a negligent party responsible for his or her reckless behavior.

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If you have any questions and would like to schedule a call with our legal team for a FREE no-obligation consultation, contact us now. During this call you can ask any questions as it relates to your accident and/or claim and we'll discuss your options and possible outcomes.

Regardless of where you're located in Ontario – we may be able to help you. Don't delay - call us. Our lines are open 24/7.

Wrongful death compensation is available only in specific circumstances. If you intend to file a wrongful death claim, you will have to demonstrate that you have sufficient grounds to do so.

You will be expected to prove:

  • There is a liable party whose actions — or lack thereof — contributed directly to your loved one’s death;
  • The liable party displayed negligence or recklessness, or deliberately caused injury and/or death;
  • Your loved one’s death has caused you or your family to sustain damages.

Toronto wrongful death lawyers can speak with you about the facts of your case to determine if you have a viable wrongful death claim. If they believe there are sufficient grounds for such a case, they will work with you to collect the necessary evidence to prove such a claim.

Importance of Legal Representation

Our experienced wrongful death lawyers in Toronto, Ontario have handled many wrongful death claims over the course of five decades. We understand the nuances of Ontario’s wrongful death laws as well as the applicable legal precedents. We can discuss the circumstances of your case and help you determine if you are qualified to file a wrongful death claim. Get started with a free case consultation.
The law dictates that only family members may legally pursue a wrongful death claim. Some of the relatives that may be entitled to file include:

What qualifies as a wrongful death lawsuit?

  • Spouse
  • Any child or children (if the child is a minor, the courts may appoint a guardian to represent the child’s interests and to secure the minor child’s financial future)
  • Parents
  • Grandparents
  • Siblings

Potential Compensation in a Wrongful Death Claim

Some of the types of compensation that may be available with the help of a medical malpractice wrongful death attorney in Toronto include:

  • Funeral and burial costs
  • Loss of care, guidance and companionship
  • Medical costs (accrued prior to death)
  • Loss of income for the family
  • Loss of caregiving capacity
  • Loss of household services
  • Punitive damages (applicable in some cases of negligent or criminal behavior)
  • Other damages when available

Contacting a Toronto Wrongful Death Lawyer

Contact Preszler Injury Lawyers today if you believe you are qualified to file a wrongful death claim. We can guide you through every step of the process.

 

Areas We Serve

Practice Areas

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151 Eglinton Ave W,
Toronto, ON
M4R 1A6
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4145 N Service Rd
Burlington, ON
L7L 4X6
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2 County Ct Blvd #400,
Brampton, ON
L6W 3W8
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105 Consumers Drive
Whitby, ON
L1N 1C4
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92 Caplan Ave #121,
Barrie, ON
L4N 0Z7
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380 Wellington St Tower B, 6th Floor,
London, ON
N6A 5B5
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2233 Argentia Rd Suite 302,
East Tower Mississauga, ON
L5N 6A6
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1 Hunter St E,
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3W1
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459 George St N,
Peterborough, ON
K9H 3R9
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22 Frederick Street,
Suite 700
Kitchener, ON N2H 6M6
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352 Elgin Street,
Ottawa ON
K2P 1M8
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10 Milner Business Ct #300,
Scarborough, ON
M1B 3C6
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