Wrongful Death

Helping Families Who Suffered A Terrible Loss

Losing a loved one in an accident can be devastating. It is common to experience many different emotions, including shock, grief, sadness and anger. When the accident was caused by the negligence of another person, you want to hold that party responsible. The Omaha wrongful death lawyers at Ausman Law Firm, P.C., L.L.O. can help you get justice for your loved one.

Our firm represents the families of loved ones killed due to car, truck or motorcycle crashes, work accidents, other types of personal injury accidents and medical malpractice. We offer compassionate representation mindful of your personal needs. Our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys know how to build a strong, legal case that proves negligence led to your loved one's death. Our lawyers then aggressively pursue damages against the negligent party.

No amount of money can bring your loved one back. But pursuing a claim can hold the negligent party accountable. And if your loved one was a provider for your family, such compensation can provide your family with some financial stability as you adjust to your loss. Damages we can pursue in a wrongful death lawsuit include:

  • Loss of financial support for family and dependents
  • Loss of personal companionship
  • Funeral expenses
  • Pain and suffering (yours or your loved one's,
    depending on which state the accident occurred)
  • Medical expenses related to the accident
  • Punitive damages

Negligent parties often deny responsibility. Insurance companies often try to minimize compensation. Our attorneys can fight back on behalf of your loved one for justice. Many times, we are able to negotiate a favorable settlement. If we cannot, we are prepared to take the negligent parties to court.

Even if you're not sure if you have a case, call our office. There is no cost and no obligation to talk to us. Contact us to schedule your free consultation. We'll review your loved one's accident and explain all your legal options.

We know it is difficult to talk about what happened to your loved one. Even so, we encourage you to come in and meet with us as soon as possible after the accident. It is important to collect evidence before it is lost and talk to witnesses while their memories of the accident are still fresh. Nebraska and Iowa have statutes of limitations for filing personal injury and wrongful death claims. And building a successful wrongful death case often takes much longer than many people realize.

Find out what we can do for your family. Schedule an appointment with our law firm today. We're here for you when you need us most.

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Ausman Law Firm

9850 Nicholas St., Suite 305
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 933-8140
Fax: (402) 913-3471