We always believe that the unthinkable cannot happen to us, but the sad truth is that a fatal auto accident can happen at any time, to anyone. While the crash can happen for any number of reasons, the highest occurrences are due to a distracted driver, especially when it comes to texting. In the split second one takes their eyes off the road to send or read a text, tragedy can occur.
Although nothing can bring a loved one back, laws have been established to help compensate aggrieved families.
The family of a San Antonio man who was hit and killed last September by a distracted driver has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
The suit alleges that a teen driver was texting when she crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit the man, pinning him between his work trailer and the teen’s car. The man was attending to the trailer, which allegedly was malfunctioning. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.
The complaint also alleges that the man’s employer had a history of safety violations involving its trailers and did not provide the man with a working truck or trailer, contributing to his death. The plaintiff seeks $1 million from the defendants and aims to send a message that distracted driving and texting is unacceptable. The deceased man was married with two young child; his wife is pregnant with their third child.
The litigation process will most likely be a long one, especially dealing with the insurance companies and corporate attorneys who will fight hard to restrict justice. During this time, not only is this family faced with expenses associated with the loss of a loved one, but they will now being living without the income of the primary breadwinner. One way to deal with the immediate ordinary and extraordinary bills and expenses is through a lawsuit cash advance.
Lawsuit Financial can provide financial assistance needed to allow the family to wait out the process for an equitable resolution in their wrongful death case. When applying for lawsuit funding, employment and good credit do not matter; only the strength of the case is important. After completing an online application, a professional staff member will request case documentation from the plaintiff’s attorney. If approved, funds can be available within 24 – 48 hours. Repayment is contingent on the outcome of the lawsuit, meaning if the plaintiff loses the case, the repayment is completely waived.
Lawsuit funding is not for everyone, but in many cases, it provides a strategic advantage victims because it gives them leverage against the insurance company and prevents them from being forced to accept an inadequate settlement. If you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person, you may be able to file a wrongful death suit to recover for your emotional and financial losses. If you are in need of assistance paying your bills until the case settles, call Lawsuit Financial.