Virginia Wrongful Death Lawyer
Help for families of victims
Virginia wrongful death attorney Michael A. Kernbach, Attorney at Law, advocates for the rights of families who have lost a loved one to injury or illness. Michael applies his more than 25 years of experience to assisting families of those killed because of:
Damages for wrongful death claims in Roanoke and Manassas, VA
No amount of money can ever erase the sorrow of losing a loved one because of the negligence of another person or corporation. The heartbreak of your spouse’s, child’s or parent’s death is compounded by the financial difficulties that accompany it. Damage awards help your family remain financially solvent so you can concentrate on mourning your loss instead of fielding unpleasant calls from indifferent creditors. You have the right to compensation for:
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of companionship
- Lost income of the person who died
- Medical expenses for your loved one’s care and hospitalization
- Mental anguish
- Pain and suffering
- Personal injury claims of person while still alive
We compassionately guide family members through the legal process and provide a voice for people who cannot speak for themselves.
Justice for the victims of the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech
In 2007, the world was shocked by mass shootings at Virginia Tech. When the dust settled, 33 people had died and 23 were injured. In a wrongful death suit filed against Virginia Tech, Michael A. Kernbach represented the parents of two of the students who were killed. He successfully proved that the university was negligent in the aftermath of the shootings for delaying a campus warning. Michael argued that lives could have been spared had the university acted faster to alert the campus after the first two victims were shot. The jury awarded $4 million to each of the victim’s families.
First responders killed on the job
Virginia first responders face high rates of workplace mortality because of the dangerous nature of their jobs. Firefighters, police officers and paramedics put their lives on the line daily to keep their communities safe from harm. As a former police officer, Michael personally experienced the heartbreak of losing colleagues in tragic accidents and understands the suffering of families left behind. The Law Offices of Michael A. Kernbach, P.C. ensure that the loved ones of first responders who have been killed in the line of duty are treated with respect and fairness.
Contact a Roanoke and Manassas wrongful death lawyer you can rely on
The Law Offices of Michael A. Kernbach, P.C. are located in Roanoke and Manassas, Va., and represent clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Call Virginia injury attorney Michael A. Kernbach at 703.273.0888 or contact the law firm online to schedule your free consultation.