Experienced Legal Guidance Following Auto Accident Deaths

Every death from a motor vehicle accident is a tragedy for surviving family members. The grief and anguish associated with the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming. When someone dies in an accident due to another person's negligence, the surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

At Klein & Carney Co., L.P.A., in Cleveland, our lawyers have represented families across Ohio in the aftermath of wrongful deaths. Although we understand that a monetary recovery will never adequately address your losses, we can help you address the financial issues brought on by the untimely death of a loved one.

Cleveland Fatal Car Crash Lawyers

We will conduct a full investigation of the accident that claimed your loved one's life. If necessary, we will work with accident reconstructionists and other experts to determine who was at fault. Once we have a clear picture of what happened, we will work to recover all available damages under the law.

Under Ohio law, surviving family members in a wrongful death claim can recover damages for:

  • Cost of memorial services
  • Loss of financial support
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of consortium
  • Loss of prospective inheritance
  • Mental anguish

You may also be able to recover damages for conscious pain and suffering your loved one suffered prior to death.

You can depend on our law firm to provide the compassionate, tenacious representation during these difficult times. We have built a record of results in wrongful death litigation.

Passenger of drinking driver rendered quadriplegic $5 million: Our client was a high school senior who was a passenger in a vehicle with a group of friends. The vehicle was parked in a local metro park, and some of the occupants, including the driver, were drinking. When the driver saw a police car approaching, he began to flee without first turning his headlights on. Then, fumbling for his lights, he lost control and the vehicle struck a tree. Plaintiff sustained devastating injuries resulting in complete quadriplegia. See other case summaries on our case results page.

Ready To Advocate Aggressively On Your Behalf

Our attorneys are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to discuss your losses. Call 216-861-0111 or email our law firm today. We represent wrongful death clients throughout northeastern Ohio and across the state.