Wrongful Death Attorneys - Morefield Speicher Bachman, LC

WRONGFUL DEATH ATTORNEYS

Losing a loved one in an unexpected accident is a tragedy, and one of the most difficult of life’s trials any family could ever face.  After this type of loss, the family members should be able to focus on healing through the grief process, instead of worrying about how to pay for funeral costs or medical bills, or trying to replace the lost income of the deceased, or seeking monetary compensation for the lost support, companionship and affection their loved one provided.

If you have lost a loved one because of someone else’s careless, negligent or even criminal actions, we are sorry for your loss.  We would welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have, and to discuss representing you and your family through this difficult time.  For more information, read some frequently asked questions regarding wrongful death claims and lawsuits.

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Richard Morefield

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Andrew Speicher

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With over 35 years of combined experience, Richard Morefield and Andrew Speicher understand the importance of helping every wrongful death client seek emotional healing, while simultaneously navigating the intricate procedures of a wrongful death claim.  Rick and Andrew are committed to providing compassionate legal representation that helps bring emotional healing, while aggressively pursuing the full measure of monetary recovery available.

Preparing for Your Free Consultation

During your free initial consultation we will discuss your loss and find out from you about the emotional and financial damages you have suffered as a result.  You will able to ask questions about the process and about our experience in handling wrongful death cases.  Most importantly it is a chance for you to meet the attorneys and paralegals that will be dedicated to your case.  If you live outside the Kansas City area we can make other arrangements for your initial consultation.

It would be helpful to bring the following documents with you if you have them.  If you don’t, don’t worry.  We can get these things later.

  • A copy of the motor vehicle accident report, if your loss was the result of a car, truck, or motorcycle accident
  • Medical bills and records
  • Marriage license if you lost your spouse
  • Birth certificate if you lost your mom, dad, or a child
  • Your auto insurance card and a copy of your policy

More Related to Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one suddenly as a result of an accident is devastating.  It’s even more tragic when that accident was caused by a person choosing to drive drunk.  According to statistics cited by MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), every day in America 27 people are killed in drunk driving accidents.  That’s 27 too many leaving 27 families to pick up the pieces.  Attorneys Rick Morefield and Andrew Speicher can help as you try to move forward.  We will help you pursue a wrongful death claim against the drunk driver and any other at-fault parties, and help you monitor any criminal proceedings stemming from the accident.  If you need, we can also provide the names of  probate and estate planning attorneys with whom we have worked in the past.  If you have lost your loved one as a result of a drunk driving accident, please call 913-839-2808, or email MSB and let us help you through this difficult time.

A land or property owner may be held liable for the wrongful death of a loved one caused by a slip-and-fall or other type of  as a result of negligent or dangerous conditions on his or her public or private property.  Although claims for injuries resulting from a slip and fall or other similar accident may sometimes be undisputed, premises liability cases are often more complicated than other claims, specifically when it comes to determining fault. The laws in both Kansas and Missouri are very specific regarding when a land owner can be held liable for injuries resulting from: a defective or poorly maintained sidewalk or parking lot, an attractive nuisance, a wet or slippery floor, or an inadequate effort at removing snow or ice from areas open to the public.  If you have questions regarding a premises liability case, please contact attorneys Andrew Speicher or Rick Morefield.