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A Legacy of Legal Innovation

Wrongful Death

Filing a Lawsuit

Are you the surviving family member or beneficiary of someone who recently passed? Although this time in your life is extremely difficult and filled with emotion, the best thing that you can do for you and your family is obtain the financial compensation that you deserve.

Wrongful death is particularly painful because the loss of your loved one could have been avoided; but it is imperative that you bring the negligent party to justice. At Meyerkord & Meyerkord, we will fight aggressively for your compensation while maintaining a personable and understanding relationship with you, the client.

Wrongful death lawsuits have a time limit on them; you only have two years from the date of the death to file the lawsuit. The sooner you act, the sooner we can begin developing a strong case strategy for you and your family.

The team at Meyerkord & Meyerkord has over 100 years of combined experience in assisting our clients with claiming the highest amount of compensation available and we may be able to help you as well. Even if you are already receiving workers' compensation benefits from your relative's employer, if gross negligence was involved, then you may be able to bring a wrongful death case against the responsible party.

Trust Our Team

At Meyerkord & Meyerkord, we have been able to recover millions of dollars for our clients in Missouri and Illinois. Although we cannot change the past, we believe that we can help affect your future. With the compensation that you will receive from a wrongful death case, you may be able to afford funeral costs, debts that your loved one left behind, and related medical expenses prior to their passing.

Do not let a negligent employer stand in the way of you moving forward with your life. You deserve the chance to heal from your loss without having to trudge through the legal system. Allow Meyerkord & Meyerkord to bear the legal burden so that you can focus on your family.

Contact our offices today to speak with an attorney and to schedule your free case evaluation.

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    “My experience was great and I'm so happy how my case was handled.”


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Experience Makes
the Difference

  • We've recovered over $400 million for our clients
  • We are not afraid to take your case to trial
  • We will never settle your case for less
  • We have over 100 years of combined legal experience
  • You will receive personal attention and step-by-step guidance
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