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Chicago Wrongful Death Attorneys

Selected as “Top Rated Personal Injury Attorneys in Chicago” by Super Lawyers®


A wrongful death suit is filed when the negligence or misconduct of another person causes death. The attorneys at Trapp & Geller handle wrongful death cases for clients from State of Illinois. If you have lost a loved one due to a wrongful death, we are here to help you pursue justice and compensation for your loss.

Contact us today online or by telephone at 312-313-1340 to discuss your case with an experienced Cook County wrongful death lawyer.

Wrongful Death Damages In Chicago

While personal injury claims are intended to help the accident victim obtain compensation for his or her injuries, wrongful death claims are designed to provide compensation for spouses and children and surviving family members.

Our attorneys have successfully handled numerous wrongful death cases and have a proven record of success obtaining millions of dollars for our clients and their families. While nothing can compensate you for your loss, we can fight for the financial resources you need to make it through this difficult time.

Schedule a Free Initial Consultation with a Chicago Wrongful Death Attorney

If you have lost a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of another, we are here to help you pursue compensation for your losses. We offer free initial consultations and bill on a contingent fee basis.

Contact us today online or by telephone at 312-313-1340 to discuss your case with a knowledgeable Chicago wrongful death attorneys.

Wrongful Death Compensation Cases

In handling a wrongful death case, we take into consideration all of the ways in which our clients have been and will be impacted by the death of their loved one. In Illinois, wrongful death statutes allow surviving family members to pursue compensation for elements such as:

  • Loss of future income
  • Loss of employment benefits
  • Loss of inheritance
  • Loss of parental guidance
  • Pain and suffering of the surviving family members
  • Pain and suffering of the decedent prior to death
  • Final medical bills
  • Funeral expenses

We have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

$10m Settlement

Misread Ultrasound Resulting in Consequential Death

$12m Settlement

Regarding mother given excessive Pitocin during labor

$8m Settlement

Involving the woman mistakenly given death penalty drug.

Office Location

205 W Wacker Dr., Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
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Contact Information

Phone: 312-368-1444
Fax: 312-263-1108

The law offices of Trapp & Geller, located in downtown Chicago, serves clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and the State of Illinois.