Losing a loved one is often one of the most difficult times individuals in Iowa will go through. Although death is a part of life, when a family member or friend is suddenly killed at the hands of a negligent party, this can be emotionally and mentally devastating. Whether it is a negligent driver, medical professional, manufacturer or employer, the negligence or recklessness of a party could be the reason a loved one was fatally injured. When this occurs, surviving members should understand that they may be able to hold a liable party responsible for their negligent acts.
At Galligan & Reid, P.C., we understand that a person's world can completely change after a loved one is killed in a fatal accident. A catastrophic event can leave surviving family members dealing with a tremendous amount of emotional, mental and financial distress. This may be especially true if the victim was the main income earner for the household.