Calamity struck Bangerter Highway, West Jordan on the morning of Mother’s Day 2012 when one driver lost mastery over his SUV and collided with another vehicle carrying four passengers: a woman who was killed on impact and three who are now in critical condition. The unconscionable tragedy of the catastrophe, itself (to say nothing of its unhappy timing) can hardly be overemphasized, particularly when its agent’s part in the disaster seems less than accidental. A lamentable occurrence of this sort inevitably leaves behind far more casualties than those reported—or indeed, can be reported—by the press. Sympathy is thus to be extended to the injured, to the bereaved, and to the unwilling pawn of chaos. Nothing can fully assuage the pain left in the wake of a loved one’s death or the smart of having taken part in the same. The sorrow of a lost life does not end in death, itself; mounting financial burdens imposed by insurance companies, hospital costs, and funerary fees add interminably to the stress which those left behind already suffer unjustly. Monetary anxieties, beyond adding to the practical difficulties of individuals living with grief, constitute a cruel obstacle to healing.
While the deepest losses cannot be restored, the undeserving sufferers of anguish following a wrongful death and its accompanying complications are not left without recourse any more than the responsible parties are left devoid of accountability. There remains always the necessity to take steps to ensure that further mischance does not befall future victims. It is vital to follow up on an accident caused by negligence on the part of an automobile manufacturer in order to promote responsible practices, as well as to secure compensation for those left with staggering medical bills, funeral costs, and a possible loss of income following the demise of a parent, child, sibling, etc. To facilitate the recovery of damages, it may be necessary to enlist the help of a compassionate, capable professional whose collection of payment depends on the satisfaction of justice.
Beyond discouraging the irresponsible assembly of motor vehicles, a wrongful death attorney can help lessen the added injury of being saddled with a number of financial strains subsequent to an automobile-related wrongful death. It is not the task of the grieving to shoulder expenses for which they bear none of the blame; there are options available to those who seek assistance to halt the perpetuation of their adversity. Fortunately, there exists aid for those wishing to bring to task dangerous inattentiveness to detail and to remove stumbling blocks to relief.