People who tragically lose a family member due to someone’s negligence or reckless conduct have legal recourse in Illinois. Our courts are empowered to award financial compensation to next of kin in a wrongful death action or to the estate of the deceased in a survival action.
If you are considering filing a wrongful death claim, it is essential to work with an attorney prepared to explain the law, help you sort out legal choices and make sound decisions. Our Belleville area firm is a proven resource for the information and action you need in one of life’s most challenging and stressful times.
Seeking Answers, Justice and Compensation for Grieving Families
We handle wrongful death lawsuits with integrity, beginning with a thorough investigation and case evaluation. Our legal team prioritizes justice and the needs of our clients, while also seeking outcomes that benefit public safety and help prevent future injuries and fatalities.
Our Belleville wrongful death attorneys are prepared to offer legal guidance to families grieving due to tragic events such as:
- A car crash or other motor vehicle accident, including accidents for which a product manufacturer, trucking company, government entity or other powerful adversary must be held liable
- Medical malpractice or the use of a dangerous drug or defective medical device
- Industrial, construction or other on-the-job negligence
At Thomas Q. Keefe Jr., P.C., we recognize that people considering wrongful death actions often want answers and a sense of closure as well as compensation to deal with funeral costs, medical expenses, lost family income and other life-altering consequences. We handle cases we believe in and work toward outcomes that truly make a difference for our clients.
To discuss what happened to your spouse, parent, child or other family member and consider viable next steps, please contact a lawyer at our firm today. We have a track record of success in complex, high-stakes cases and offer all our clients an all-out effort to succeed on their behalf.