A young life holds with it a lot of promise. Parents look forward to watching their children grow up, begin their careers and live up to their potential. While loved ones think of it as an emotional reward, there is no doubt that there is a financial potential that children can live up to as well. This is why when a young life is snatched away from their parents due to someone else’s negligence, both the emotional and financial loss can be calculated in the compensation being sought from the errant driver responsible for the car accident.
A recent accident shook the community in Massachusetts recently, as a 17-year-old field hockey and lacrosse player died as a result of injuries she suffered in a car accident. She was on her way home from hockey when a pickup truck struck her vehicle. Her sedan went off the road as a result of the collision and she was transported to a local hospital from where she was airlifted to yet another one. However, she still passed away.
The deceased was a popular girl in her school, and her family and the community are going to take time to come to terms with their loss. When a vibrant life is extinguished in this manner, family members may be struggling to come to terms with their loss and understand what happened. One way to get those answers is by holding the negligent party accountable for their actions.
It is possible for individuals pursuing a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit to initiate an investigation. After that, with professional guidance, it may be possible to proceed with a legal case if necessary.