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Maryland family asks for donations after tragic motorcycle accident

Nothing is more difficult than losing a loved one. The hole that is left following the death of a brother, a son, a mother, or a partner can often never be filled. Family members rely on those close to them for love, friendship and also for their financial contribution. Families facing a tragic death and the financial troubles that follow may find help with a wrongful death lawsuit. One Maryland family is facing such a realization after a tragic motorcycle accident.

A 29-year-old man was killed on a Maryland highway when his motorcycle collided with another vehicle. He leaves behind a wife and five young daughters. The family is asking friends to donate money to help cover the funeral expenses. Motorcycles for the very reason that people love to ride them are exposed to increased dangers on the road. With the liberty and freedom felt while riding a motorcycle comes a loss of safety and protection. Motorcycles also face an increased risk of not being seen by other motorists.

Families suffering a tragic loss of a loved one may be protected by a wrongful death lawsuit if the death was caused by the negligence or misconduct of another. Immediate family members have the right to bring a legal action against those responsible. Families may recover compensation for damages including the loss of income, and medical and funeral services to help overcome the financial challenges that exist after a death.

Compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit will never heal the pain of losing someone close, but can help ease the financial hurt of families. By standing up for their rights, families can fill the financial hole and bring some closure for a wrongful death.

Source: 9 News Now, "Money Being Raised For Funeral Of Motorcycle Crash Victim," Sep. 27, 2012

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