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Columbus, Ohio Wrongful Death Attorneys


The death of a loved one can be extremely difficult, and if their death is a result of someone else’s negligence, the pain felt by those closest to them is often compounded.

If you lost a family member due to the negligence of another it is imperative that you consult a wrongful death attorney to assist you through the difficult time. Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP will work with you to ensure that your interests are protected.  A wrongful death lawyer will make certain that the responsible parties are held accountable for their negligence.

What Constitutes Wrongful Death?

Under Ohio law, a surviving spouse, parents and siblings are presumed to have suffered damages due to the death of a loved one due to the negligence of another. An Ohio wrongful death claim can only be brought by the administrator of the deceased’s estate on behalf of all family members. Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP have the experience to open and administer such an estate.

A wrongful death can occur in a variety of ways. However, some of the most common instances in which we see a wrongful death as a result of negligence are:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Care Facility Negligence
  • Personal Assaults

How Can a Wrongful Death Attorney Help?

Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP will pair you with one of our experienced wrongful death attorneys to file a suit on your behalf. Depending on the circumstances in the case, our firm would help you seek compensation for the following:

Losing someone is about more than money, but if you depended on a deceased spouse, significant other or parent for financial security, getting compensated for your financial loss is critical. This includes the loss of future wages.

The most difficult part of losing someone can be the loss of your relationship. You can be compensated for the loss of your loved one.

You can and should seek compensation for any incurred medical costs associated with a love one’s fatal incident. The responsible party should be held responsible for any outstanding medical costs stemming from the incident.

A grieving family is entitled to damages associated with end of life costs such as funerals, services and burials.

Contact Our Columbus Wrongful Death Attorneys

If you have lost a loved one to any type of accident, contact Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP. We have extensive experience representing individuals who have lost someone as a result of another’s negligence. Our wrongful death attorneys can help you hold those responsible for the death of your loved one accountable.

Call us today at 614-221-4221 for a free consultation or email