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Clark, Butler, Walsh & Hamann
 
CLARK BUTLER
WALSH & HAMANN
315 E 5th St.
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
Phone: (319) 234-5701
Fax: (319) 232-9579
Email: info@cbwh-law.com
 
Waterloo, Iowa Attorney practicing in Iowa primarily in Civil Litigation, Business Organization, Estate Planning & Probate, Family Law, Insurance Defense, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury, Premise Liability, Product Liability, Real Estate, Workers' Compensation & Wrongful Death. Lawyers at the Clark, Butler, Walsh & Hamann are dedicated to serve their clients in Iowa, including the cities of Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Fort Dodge, Ames, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Davenport, Dubuque, Des Moines, Adel, Marshalltown, Pella, Decorah, Eldora, Johnston, Ankeny, Muscatine, Ottumwa, Manchester, Elkader, and Burlington , and the communities that make Polk, Webster, Story, Linn, Johnson, Scott, Dubuque, Black Hawk, Dallas, Marshall, Marion, Winneshiek, Muscatine, Wapello, Delaware, Clayton, Hardin and Des Moines counties.
 
 
I. General Information about Wrongful Death
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Wrongful Death Categories

III. Compensation
IV. Death of the Elderly, Children, or Unborn Children
V. Expert Testimony
VI. Why Hire a Wrongful Death Lawyer-How Do I Choose The Best One For Me?
   
 


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Why Hire a Wrongful Death Lawyer-How Do I Choose The Best One For Me?

Victims of wrongful deaths deserve the best settlements. In order to do this, having a qualified, experienced wrongful death attorney is essential. Wrongful death lawyers come in all shapes and sizes and varied levels of experience. If your loved one was killed, you need as much assistance as possible, and with the finest representation. Do not choose the first one you find in a phone book without reviewing their qualifications, finding out about their experience and checking out references. There are several main items to look for when searching for the Wrongful death attorney that best fits your situation.

Find out about their verdicts and settlements. What is their track record in cases such as yours? Someone who has great results with traffic accident victims may not have needed experience in animal attack cases. A Wrongful death attorney experienced with slips and falls may have a "winning" track record, yet may not have sufficient wrongful death settlements.

Experience, assessment and investigations in your case are critical. The Wrongful death attorney you choose should be experienced in your type of claim and will be able to assess your claim to show if it would be worthwhile and what would be needed to make it advisable to pursue. The investigative team of your Wrongful death lawyer is skillful in scrutinizing all aspects and technical detail of your case. The experience of your Wrongful death attorney will allow your case to flow smoothly through the extensive paperwork involved in your Wrongful death case.

Working with others is particularly important. Whether it is with opposing counsel, insurance companies, witnesses, your friends, family or anyone else involved, your Wrongful death attorney needs to be able to work effectively and efficiently. Opposing counsel and insurance companies have many tactics to pressure you to reduce and even deny your claims. Your Wrongful death attorney needs to be competent in dealing with these tactics. Your Wrongful death attorney will also be able to assist you in determining if you claim may be resolved in mediation, providing you with a satisfactory settlement outside of court to relieve you emotionally and save you time and energy.

The cost of losing your case could be substantial. Most Wrongful death lawyers work for a contingency fee. This means that they do not receive payment unless you win your case or receive a settlement outside of court. It also means that they believe in you and your case. There are expenses that you would still be charged for, such as those of expert witnesses that review your records, and other fees not directly related to professional fees. Do not let an attorney gloss over these expenses quickly. Review your signed agreements with another Wrongful death attorney if possible to protect yourself.

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If you would like to schedule a free initial consultation contact an Iowa wrongful death attorney, representing clients in Eldora, Iowa  at the Clark, Butler, Walsh & Hamann. Give us a call at (319) 234-5701 or email us at info@cbwh-law.com.
 

DISCLAIMER: The information you obtain at our firm web site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. It is recommended that you should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

 

 
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