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Can I sue on behalf of a family member?

If a family member can’t represent themselves, you may be able to help. But before we can
work together to get the justice you all deserve, it’s important to answer the following questions:

What is required to file on someone’s behalf?

  • Mental or Physical Impairment
  • Your family member cannot make decisions for themselves
  • Wrongful Death
  • Your family member has died in an accident
  • Class Action Suit
  • Your family member experienced injustice as part of a larger group
  • Being a Minor
  • Your family member is under the age of 18

How long do I have to file a claim?

Most wrongful death lawsuits must be filed within one to three years. Although there are certain exemptions due to age and mental capacity, any claim should be filed as quickly as possible.

How would a personal injury attorney help?

Working with an expert can help you explore all your options, including the best way for you to get a fair settlement. At JVM, here’s how we support you:

  • No out-of-pocket fees or costs
  • Representation centered around your needs
  • Dedication to the maximum compensation
  • Proven trial advocacy

We’ll take it from here.

We know your situation is unique and that all your questions probably weren’t answered here.That’s where we can help: get in touch with us for a consultation at no cost to you. With over140 years of combined legal experience, we know how to fight for the justice you deserve. Let’s Get to Work

Car Accidents

Wrong-way Missouri car crash results in death, injuries

About an hour east of Joplin, a Missouri man was recently killed as he drove the wrong way on U.S. 65. The 57-year-old Marshfield man drove south in the northbound lane before slamming head-on into a mid-size SUV driven by a 42-year-old Cape Fair woman. She was injured in the motor vehicle accident this past Monday morning just south of Springfield. She was taken to a hospital, though officials did

Medical Malpractice

Permanent birth control method may place patients in danger

Patients understandably trust their physicians to recommend treatment plans which will ultimately work to improve their medical conditions as opposed to negatively impact them. Unfortunately, some dangerous treatments remain on the market even after patients and physicians alike have reported that these treatments can be far more hazardous than beneficial. For example, a number of women is currently attempting to persuade the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to take a

Car Accidents

Steps You Should Take After a Car Accident

As evidenced by the number of car accidents in America each year, which range well into the thousands, even the best defensive drivers on our roads can get blindsided by a reckless motorist. The erratic maneuverings of an intoxicated driver or someone who is texting behind the wheel are simply too difficult to predict and a collision could be unavoidable. In case you ever find yourself on the unfortunate receiving

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