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The emotional difficulty of a wrongful death case

Many times, people in Illinois who have legitimate wrongful death claims simply neglect to move forward and take legal action. They do not pursue any financial compensation. While this sometimes happens because they do not know that they are entitled to such compensation, it can also happen just because the time is so emotionally difficult.

You have to remember that these cases should take place fairly quickly after the event. You may still be reeling from everything that happened. You could be dealing with the loss of a child, a spouse or a parent. You're going to feel that person's loss every day, and this is something that, while it may lessen with time, may never fully go away.

On top of that, you could be facing other hardships that are causing you even more emotional pain. If your spouse has been killed and he or she was the only one in the family who worked, for instance, you may end up losing your home, struggling to make ends meet or having to go back into the workforce. Not only are you hurting, but your life itself has been seriously altered.

Because of the stress of this and the overwhelming nature of the emotional difficulties, you, like many other people, may be tempted to forgo a lawsuit simply to put everything behind you. In reality, though, it's important to look into your compensation options, especially if a hands-off lawyer can look into them for you without involving your family too much. This compensation may even help with some of your difficulties. To learn more, we encourage you to look at our page right away.

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  • "Committed To My Cause"

    I was struck by a car while cycling and severely, almost fatally injured. A team of excellent medical professionals performed complicated and extensive surgical and medical procedures as part of a successful effort to restore my health....-Jeff D.

  • "Could not have made a better choice"

    We found Mark [Mathys] through the web after an auto accident in October 2011. While selecting someone you don't know to represent you can be a gamble, we could not have made a better choice....- Dave

  • "Very satisfied"

    Mark [Mathys] is very professional. He responds almost immediately, via email, to any question, comment or concern I have and if he is not able to respond right away, he will let me know. I have been very satisfied with Mark so far and I am happy to be his client.-Jennifer

  • "Easy to talk to"

    Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid were very professional and easy to talk to. Prior to working with them, my wife and I had no real experience with the legal system beyond a house closing, yet Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid explained the whole process to us very well. I knew that whenever I had a concern about our case or the legal system in general I could call their office or send an email and receive answers the same day...-Larry

  • "Provided very wise advice"

    I've dealt with attorneys on a variety of issues, almost all of them since leaving college and entering the workplace. Mr. Mathys was the first attorney I had any real experience with, and I was impressed then and remain so. He provided very wise advice and always kept me informed. In the end, he delivered a favorable result. I recommend him highly.- Tyler D.

  • "In-depth knowledge of the law"

    Mark [Schneid] is an excellent and skilled attorney and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the law when he helped settle my dog bite lawsuit resulting from a traumatic incident. He explained what was needed of me and how I should handle the situation in a professional manner.- Karen K.

  • "They went to bat for me"

    Not long ago I was involved in a car accident where I was hit by a gravel truck at an intersection. After I called Mathys & Schneid, even though I didn't have a very large case, they made me feel like I was one of their most important cases. They went to bat for me with the trucking company's insurance and got me a settlement. I would definitely recommend them to my family and friends.-Dan H.

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