Losing someone due to another’s negligence or wrongdoing is devastating. Joseph Bartek can provide a voice for those who have been lost or seriously injured. It’s important to obtain legal counsel as soon as possible in these matters to ensure proper investigation and evaluation……
What is a Wrongful Death Claim?
When a person is killed because of the negligence or misconduct of a company, entity, or individual, it may be necessary to file a “wrongful death” claim. An experienced personal injury lawyer is needed as this can be a complex process. Certain elements must be present as outlined by state statutes. There are filing deadlines for such a lawsuit, so contacting counsel immediately is important.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?
Wrongful death claims can only be filed by the personal representative of the estate of the deceased so one of the first things that must be done is set up your loved ones estate. Who can file a suit in a wrongful death case and who can recover damages is very complicated under Washington law. Establishing the monetary value of a wrongful death claim is also a complicated process requiring an attorney with a thorough knowledge of this type of claim. Let our experience and work ethic take care of all the legal details to help you receive compensation for the recovery of loss of earnings brought about by death or incapacity as well as reimbursement for medical and funeral expense and any other expenses as well as compensation for pain and suffering that occurred as a result of the death of a loved one.
Serious Injuries, or catastrophic injuries, can include spinal cord injuries, severe burns, amputations, brain injuries, blindness and a number of others. These injuries can lead to a lifetime of medical treatment and support and could lead to devastating loss of income and livelihood. These cases can involve multiple parties and require a great deal of skill and expertise.