Wrongful Death Comparative Negligence

Have you lost a loved one or family member in an accident? Watch this video to learn about wrongful death comparative negligence laws in Wisconsin.

Question:

Can a wrongful death claim be filed if the victim was partially responsible?

Answer:

In a wrongful death case with reason to believe that the deceased may have been partially responsible for their own injury, do you still have a case? The answer is yes. Wrongful Death Comparative Negligence Wisconsin is a contributory negligence state. For instance, if it’s another vehicle involved, if that person was 51% negligent, then you can recover 51% of the damages caused, in this case a wrongful death. The answer to the question is yes. If you have a horrible case like this, we have a lot of experience in it and we can help you. Give us a call.


If you have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence in Wisconsin, you may have questions about comparative negligence in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Contact Keberle, Patrykus & Laufenberg, LLP, today to consult with an experienced Washington County wrongful death attorney.
We can help you recover the full and fair compensation your family deserves.

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