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Free Ohio wrongful death legal book

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We’ve written a comprehensive guide to the legal issues involved with a wrongful death case in Ohio. Read online or get a free hardcopy.
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Ohio wrongful death laws

Learn About Ohio Wrongful Death Laws

Do you have questions about wrongful death in Ohio? If so, this article will get you up to speed on state specific laws and statutes.
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Ohio wrongful death questions and answers

Common Questions About Wrongful Death

We’ve been handling wrongful death cases for many years. Here’s a list of the most common questions we’ve been asked with our answers.
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personal representatives in Ohio wrongful death cases

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Claim?

Under Ohio law, a personal representative, working on behalf of the victims family, must bring file a wrongful death claim.
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What happens in a wrongful death action in Ohio

About The Wrongful Death Claim Process

Learn about what to expect when you file a wrongful death action, including the two types of claims and other things to think about.
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The grieving process for wrongful death survivors in Ohio

The Grieving Process for Families of Victims

The survivors of a wrongful death victim may experience an especially difficult grieving process that goes beyond the “Five Stages of Grief.”
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A Law Firm Focused on Wrongful Deaths

We help families of wrongful death victims

The sudden or unexpected death of a family member, whether it’s the death of a husband, the death of a wife, the death of a child, the death of a mother or the death of a father, is an overwhelming experience.

When your family member’s death is a result of the carelessness or negligence of another individual, a business or an organization, it can be devastating and bewildering.

No matter what the circumstances, a loved one’s death leads to strong emotions of loss and sadness. These internal feelings are a natural part of the grieving process. A wrongful death of a loved one may also create feelings of shock, disbelief, anger and extreme anxiety about a family’s future.

If you are visiting this website due to the death of a family member, please accept our sincere condolences. Over the last 40 years of helping clients in wrongful death cases throughout Ohio, we have seen how wrongful deaths impact families. It’s the reason we work aggressively for families that have been victimized by wrongful death and deliver the results they need to be prepared for their futures, find a degree of closure and move-on with their lives.

No amount of money can ever make up for the loss of a loved one. However, it’s important that a family prepare for how a wrongful death changed their lives and their futures. There will be emotional changes and financial uncertainties. Ohio wrongful death laws recognize these facts and allow families to take action in order to recover monetary compensation for a wrongful death.

Filing and pursuing wrongful death cases can be extremely complicated and cumbersome. These types of cases require a thorough understanding of many types of Ohio laws as well as the skills and resources to accurately determine and support a fair and adequate value for a wrongful death claim.

At Slater & Zurz LLP, we have been helping families throughout Ohio obtain successful wrongful death settlements and verdicts for over 40 years.

Because every wrongful death case is unique, we offer families free case reviews and free consultations with one of our attorneys who has extensive experience with wrongful death cases in Ohio.

Our free consultations are just that – absolutely free. There are no costs and no obligations to hire our Ohio law firm. Our free consultations are relaxed conversations where you tell us about the details of your wrongful death case, ask us questions and get the feedback and the answers you need.

If you decide to hire our law firm, we handle wrongful death cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you will not have to pay any upfront fees or costs to our firm. We earn our fee when and if we successfully obtain a settlement or a verdict. If we don’t deliver you with one of these results, we will not charge you a fee. You’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain.

Please contact us any day of the week at any time of the day for a free case review and a free consultation by calling 1-888-459-0765 or send us a message here from our website.

We look forward to assisting you and your family.

We have cases all across Ohio

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We are currently representing clients in towns and cities throughout the entire state of Ohio. We can help you too.
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Case Results and Testimonials

Ohio Wrongful Death Case Results

Wrongful Death Case Results

$3,000,000 verdict in Portage County, Ohio for the wrongful death of a man who died in an accident at work. The verdict included $1,000,000 in punitive damages.

wrongful death testimonials from Ohio cases

Client Testimonials

“I used Slater & Zurz after everyone I contacted told me I had no wrongful death case. They got me a settlement in the wrongful death of my father. They kept me informed every step of the way. They treated me as though I was their only client. They treat everyone this way. They are caring and compassionate, yet aggressive and deliver everything they claim to do.” – Sarah H.

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