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Wrongful Death

Knowledgeable Wrongful Death Attorneys Serve  Lee’s Summit

Helping Missouri families get justice after the loss of a loved one

The unexpected loss of a family member is even more tragic when their death is caused by someone else’s careless, negligent or deliberately malicious behavior. While dealing with the death of a loved one is always difficult, doing so can become infinitely more complex when you try to set aside your devastation to deal with the legal aspects of filing a wrongful death lawsuit. At Playter Trial Lawyers, our attorneys possess a thorough understanding of Missouri wrongful death law.

Our law firm represents families in lawsuits involving:

  • Auto accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Slips and falls
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Workplace accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Defective products
  • Lack of proper security
  • Mesothelioma
  • Medical malpractice
  • Birth injuries
  • Nursing home abuse and neglect
  • Aviation accidents
  • Assault
  • Murder

Providing grieving families with dedicated service

We know the profound impact the loss of your loved one has had on your life, which is why we devote substantial resources to every wrongful death case we take. We employ private investigators and work with expert witnesses to ensure every case receives the attention and resources it deserves. We carefully collect and preserve evidence from accident scenes, and we seek out any witnesses to obtain their testimonies. We explore all options when building your case to make certain you receive the maximum compensation possible under Missouri law.

Types of compensation in a wrongful death claim

The damages you receive in a wrongful death lawsuit depend on a variety of factors, including the severity of the accident and your loved one’s suffering prior to passing. Our attorneys help clients receive compensation for:

  • Medical costs
  • Funeral expenses
  • Mental anguish
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Loss of love, affection and companionship
  • Loss of protection and guidance
  • Benefits lost due to the victim’s death, including medical insurance

Contact our Lee's Summit wrongful death law firm

Playter Trial Lawyers has the legal savvy you need by your side when filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Missouri. Contact our firm’s  Lee’s Summit office online or at 816-463-9726 to speak to an attorney regarding the circumstances of your loved one’s death.

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  • Lee's Summit Office
    400 SW Longview Blvd.
    Suite 220
    Lee's Summit, Missouri 64081
    Phone: 816-666-8902
    Fax: 816-666-8903
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