We know that the last thing you ever think you will have to worry about is a faulty product causing an injury, or even death, to someone you love. However, if you need a Kansas City wrongful death attorney, we are here to help. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to get to work for you.
Let us get to the bottom of what happened. If the negligence of another person or company caused the death of your loved one, we will work to secure the compensation you deserve.
We have learned that the family of Kai-Lynn McMullin, a girl died two days after she was caught in a fire at her home, has been awarded $1.6 million in a settlement. Kai-Lynn suffered in critical condition with second and third-degree burns covering more than a third of her body and face before she died from her injuries.
According to a lawsuit, Kai-Lynn, 5, died because of a defective smoke detector at the apartment complex where she lived. According to the attorney handling the case, a working smoke detector “would’ve saved her life.”
The wrongful death lawsuit was dismissed y Kai-Lynn’s mother as a result of the settlement.
Kai-Lynn was on a couch in the living room of the apartment when the fire broke out in the apartment complex, and neighbors broke out a window to pull the girl from the home. They say that a reasonable inspection would have revealed that their smoke detector was inoperable.
We know that premises liability issues like this can also be the causes of wrongful death. Property owners have a duty to maintain a safe environment for guests and patrons. Other wrongful death cases commonly arise due to:
If you have lost a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, company, or entity, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. You can count on the team at Peddicord & Townsend LLC to be by your side. We will work to investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include: