Wrongful Death

If you have lost a loved one because of an injury caused by someone else’s negligence or other wrongful act, you might qualify for a wrongful death case. To get the compensation you deserve in these situations, you need to contact our wrongful death lawyers in Louisville, KY to protect your rights. These cases can be complex and emotional with a strict statute of limitations. Kentucky allows a case up to one year from the date of passing.

Regardless of if the wrongful behavior was unintentional, due to negligence or other reckless conduct, or intentional, such as an assault, it creates a devastating financial and emotional hardship for families. At Winton & Hiestand, our wrongful death attorneys understand these challenges and provide aggressive representation to seek appropriate compensation, including loss of companionship and support, loss of future net income, and punitive damages in cases of gross negligence or intentional acts. Some wrongful death cases include:

  • Defective Products
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Car Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Reckless or Careless Conduct

You can turn to our car accident attorneys, defective products lawyers, or work injury lawyers serving Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois to get the representation you deserve.


If your loved one was the victim of a wrongful death, our car accident lawyers or wrongful death attorneys in Louisville, KY can help you seek compensation for medical bills, reduced earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more.

Punitive Damages

Some cases in Kentucky allow punitive damages. These damages are paid by an individual who was found to be grossly or intentionally negligent to discourage the behavior.