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Kiley Law Group Obtains Settlement in Motorcycle Accident Wrongful Death Case
Boston personal injury law firm the Kiley Law Group has settled a case of wrongful death after a motorcycle accident claimed the life of a motorcycle passenger. The firm pursued the case on behalf of the passenger’s family.
By: Kiley Law Group
Circumstances of the Accident
At the time of the deadly accident, the operator of the motorcycle had been traveling at a high rate of speed, approximately 65 mph, which was more than double the posted speed limit for the residential area. The operator had a learner’
As a result of the force of the impact, both individuals on the motorcycle were ejected from the motorcycle. The operator and passenger were transported to area hospitals from the accident scene for emergency medical treatment, but both succumbed to their fatal injuries.
Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim
An accident may be determined to be a wrongful death situation if the accident was caused by the reckless or negligent actions of another and resulted in the death of an individual. A wrongful death claim is typically brought by the immediate family of the fatal victim. Through such a claim, the bereaved family of the victim may pursue damages from the at-fault party and/or their insurance company. Compensation that may be recovered in a wrongful death claim may include funeral costs, loss of income, loss of consortium, emotional distress and possibly medical bills, and pain and suffering on the part of the victim before he or she died. Suffering the loss of a loved one is a traumatic experience but, by pursuing justice and compensation, a surviving family may obtain the financial stability to focus on grieving and emotional healing.
To learn more about the Kiley Law Group motorcycle accident legal team, visit http://www.injuredbikerlaw.com/
Compassionate and Dedicated Legal Representation
Losing a loved one in a Massachusetts motorcycle accident can be an overwhelming experience. The wrongful death legal team at the Kiley Law Group understands the challenges facing grieving families and is dedicated to helping them understand their legal rights and options. Legal action may not be the best option for every family, as each case is different, but the firm believes that being well-informed of one’s legal rights is important for a family looking to make sense of a tragic situation.