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Wrongful Death

Our Wrongful Death Lawyers Will Take Your Case To Trial

There’s nothing easy about dealing with the death of a loved one.  When that death was the direct or indirect result of someone else’s negligence, we believe the responsible party should be held accountable.

At Eng & Woods, we have more than 100 years of combined legal experience in wrongful death lawsuits, and have a special passion for courtroom litigation. We take your wrongful death case to trial and get the results you need to help sustain you in the future.  We understand that no amount of money can make up for the loss of your loved one, but it is important to know that you have attorneys by your side who are willing to fight for you during this difficult time to hold the liable party accountable.

Our wrongful death lawyers in Columbia give you support when you need it most

Wrongful death cases are never easy, simply due to their emotional nature. The first priority of your personal injury attorney is to support you in what is sure to be a very difficult time for you and your family. Once we understand the nature of the tragic event, we can begin to build your case.

  • We analyze dependence. To bring a wrongful death lawsuit against another person or company, we must prove that you were dependent upon the deceased.  If your loved one was the financial head of the household, or if they were the primary caretaker of the family, we may be able to obtain compensation.
  • We look for precedent. Our attorneys are vigilant in their pursuit of evidence that could help you.  We research safety standards, obtain the help of expert testifiers and investigate other wrongful death cases with similar circumstances.
  • We move quickly. It is important to note that there is a statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death claim. The time frame for this statute of limitations begins from the time you became aware of the incident.

Work with a Columbia wrongful death lawyer who doesn’t get paid until you do

To schedule your free initial consultation, call Eng & Woods at 877-888-2345 or contact us online. We provide flexible office hours by appointment, and return phone calls after hours so we can constantly keep you in the loop about the progress of your case. Our office has free parking available for you, and can be reached by bus.

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  • Columbia Office
    903 E. Ash Street
    Columbia, Missouri 65201
    Phone: 573-874-4190
    Fax: 573-874-4192