There are no fees to be paid unless we recover money for you.
This means no attorney fees and no costs of any kind. If there Is no
recovery, we absorb all expenses - including attorney fees.
Wrongful Death is a legal term which refers to circumstances in
which a person is fatally injured because of the negligence of
another, whether the other be a negligent driver, doctor, property
owner, corporation, etc. Wrongful death cases may occur due to car
accident, construction site accident, factory accident and medical
These claims are obviously emotional and difficult for the
survivors. If the death is caused by negligence of others, Ohio law
does its best to allow the family and beneficiaries to be
compensated for their loss by awarding money damages for loss of
support, services, society, companionship, care, assistance,
guidance, counsel, instruction, training and education provided by
the deceased, together with damages for mental anguish, loss of
inheritance and the cost of funeral and associated expenses.
While money damages cannot replace the life of a loved one, such
compensation is many times the only way to provide for the financial
future of the family. Such suits also help to make unsafe companies
and individuals act in a safer and more responsible manner so as to
prevent such tragedies in the future.
As with any legal claim, time is of the essence. In most cases
family members are overwhelmed by the loss and the legal issues are
However, obtaining help from a lawyer as soon as possible is
imperative. A prompt investigation of the accident and the facts
surrounding the death is vital. Each wrongful death claim has its
own unique circumstances in which legal representation is crucial to
obtain the most compensation Ohio law allows each claim.
Ultimately, from a legal standpoint, it will be necessary to
prove who was responsible for the wrongful death of your family
Also, legal issues such as probating the estate, whether the
person died with or without a will and what are the benefits
provided to the surviving family members should be pursued by a
The Law Offices of Barry W. Vermeeren will immediately, at our
own expense, seek to preserve evidence and identify the negligent
acts that led to the unexpected death and obtain the most
compensation legally owed you.
At the Law Offices of Barry W. Vermeeren, we pride ourselves in
our representation of persons and families in Ohio who have suffered
injury from another’s negligence.
Feel free to
contact us for a review of your case, all without cost or
Lawyer Barry W. Vermeeren provides legal services to injured persons throughout Ohio in addition to the Cities and Counties of Sandusky, Bellevue, Fremont, Woodville, Clyde, Erie, Castalia, Huron, Vermilion, Mansfield, Richland, Toledo, Miami,
Milan, Monroeville, New London, Norwalk, Willard, Greenwich, Ottawa, Catawba Island, Marblehead, Oak Harbor, Port Clinton, Put-in-Bay, Bowling Green, Wood, Seneca, Attica, Fostoria, Tiffin, Lima, North Ridgeville, Lorain, Amherst, Avon, Elyria, Oberlin, Wellington, Sheffield Lake, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Bainbridge, Chardon,
Ashland, Chesterland, Burton, Crawford, Eaton, Ravenna, Portage, Defiance, Athens, Cambridge, Canton, Akron, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ashtabula, Marietta, Washington, Marion, Marysville, Dayton, Montgomery, Union County.
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