Bringing A Wrongful Death Claim

When you lose a loved one to a sudden tragedy, it can be difficult to get back on your feet. Amidst the grief and chaos in your life, you may also have lost a source of income or face costly bills from medical care prior to the loss of your family member.

If you lost a loved one in an accident, you may be entitled to compensation. The lawyers of can help you through the process of bringing a wrongful death claim. We are committed to helping families and close relatives secure rightful compensation.

Was Your Loved One Killed By Someone's Negligence?
Need advice about your wrongful death claim from an experienced lawyer? Contact Timothy J. Quick, P.C., at 757-453-7674, toll free at 800-588-8130. We take cases in the Tidewater area, northern Virginia and statewide.

Compensation After A Fatal Accident

If a loved one's death was the result of another's negligence, you can bring a claim seeking compensation. This is known as a wrongful death claim. Depending on the specific facts in your case, you may be entitled to compensation to help you cover:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Medical costs incurred from treatment of injuries prior to death
  • Loss of the person's projected future earnings
  • The loss of companionship, love and support
  • Loss of household services
  • Other out-of-pocket expenses associated with the accident

We are prepared to go to trial when the defendants and their insurance companies are not willing to negotiate a fair settlement that reflects your family's losses. Our lawyers have won wrongful death compensation for motor vehicle accidents caused by negligent or reckless drivers.

Who Can Bring A Wrongful Death Claim?

In general, a spouse any surviving children/descendants can bring a wrongful death claim. If none exist, then the parent, siblings and any other dependant relatives may bring a claim for damages. If you are unsure whether you qualify to bring a wrongful death claim, reach out to an attorney for advice.

At the law firm ofTimothy J. Quick, P.C. (, we handle cases on a contingency fee basis. That means that you do not owe legal fees unless we secure compensation in your case. You can get the advice and support you need. Contact us today to arrange a free in-office consultation at our locations in Virginia Beach, Hampton or Manassas.