William Mitchell Margolin, Attorney at Law, A Professional Law Corporation has helped families whose loved ones were killed in accidents. Our office has also helped people who have become severely disabled due to a catastrophic injury, changing their lives forever. Examples: Death case; a city bus struck a worker delivering a cherry picker machine at full speed, killing him and causing his children and grandchildren to be raised without their dad or granddad. Catastrophic injury case; a person we represented was walking across a street in a crosswalk and was hit by an SUV, which resulted in our client suffering brain damage and breaking bones, and turning an otherwise healthy person into a disabled and severely limited individual. We are experienced in handling wrongful death matters and catastrophic injury cases such as these, and we help individuals and families receive compensation and justice.
The person suing in a wrongful death case must be an appropriate lawful allowed person with standing to sue (PLAINTIFF/APPROPRIATE FAMILY MEMBER) and can claim the following economic damages:
Plaintiff/Appropriate Family Member award of any future economic damages must be reduced to present cash value. Plaintiff/Appropriate Family Member also claims the following non-economic damages:
No fixed standard exists for deciding the amount of non-economic damages. Future economic damages exist but cannot be: