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Wrongful Death

Washington, D.C., Virginia & Maryland Wrongful Death Lawyers

Assisting Surviving Family Members in Their Time of Need

No amount of money can replace the family member that you lost.But if your loss occurred due to negligence, you are entitled to financial compensation that will provide for your ongoing needs and, hopefully, provide you with a sense of justice and closure.

Common Causes of Wrongful Deaths

These cases can arise from numerous circumstances, including:

These claims can be brought against individuals, corporations and other types of businesses whose negligence has resulted in a wrongful death.

Compensation for wrongful death claims

At Portner & Shure, we understand that every wrongful death claim is unique. We work closely with the estates of wrongful death victims throughout Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.,focusing on obtaining the full compensation our clients are entitled to for damages such as:

  • Loss of services, protection care and assistance
  • Loss of future income
  • Sorrow and mental illness
  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial expenses

Our Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland wrongful death attorneys have extensive experience handling these claims. We are skilled at working closely with our clients and helping them navigate a difficult time in their lives. All the while we deal with the insurance companies and other parties so our clients can focus on grieving and healing.

Whether your case goes to trial or can be settled with the insurance companies out of court, our lawyers are committed to fighting for your rights as a surviving family member. We will use all of our skills, knowledge and resources to obtain the full compensation you are entitled to.

Protect Your Future

We understand that money can't bring back your loved one, but a successful wrongful death claim can help you protect your financial future and well-being to put the pieces back together after your tragic loss.

Contact Portner & Shure at (855) 954-4141 for a free initial consultation.


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