Losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence is a tragedy and while there is nothing that will replace your loss, you may be entitled to compensation. At Hamilton Law Firm, PLLC we urge you to consult with a compassionate Scottsdale personal injury attorney who will work to hold those who were reckless accountable for their actions. A wrongful death case is typically the result of the reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of a person, company, or entity. Money cannot compensate for your grief and loss, however you deserve some measure of justice for what you are going through.
A skilled and knowledgeable Phoenix personal injury lawyer knows that an unexpected death can leave surviving family members facing financial hardship. When the deceased was the primary income provider, it can be difficult to pay bills, buy groceries, and live the normal, comfortable life you are accustomed to. Medical costs can be overwhelming if your loved one was hospitalized before succumbing to his/her injuries. Beneficiary compensation may include medical costs, funeral expenses, future earnings of the deceased, loss of companionship, mental anguish, education expenses and child care, and more. You simply cannot let the responsible party/parties walk away without punishment, although in some cases criminal charges may be filed depending on circumstances.
Wrongful death can sometimes be a criminal act that abruptly ends the life of an innocent victim because of negligent or careless decisions made by others. When someone drives under the influence, recklessly, or while distracted it is negligent behavior. Car and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle and pedestrian accidents; there are countless scenarios in which someone may lose his or her life far too soon. Defective products and robberies may take the life of an innocent people. Regardless of the circumstances, you deserve monetary relief whether you are a spouse, parent, or child who has lost your loved one.
There are countless laws and complicated legal issues involved in a wrongful death lawsuit, which is why it is critical to work with an experienced and capable Phoenix personal injury lawyer. It is also important to note that the statute of limitations in Arizona for filing a wrongful death lawsuit is typically two years from the date of your loved one’s death, with some exceptions potentially shortening that time and cutting it in half or more. Time is of the essence; don’t wait until it is too late. Given the complexity of the situation, you simply cannot handle it yourself – especially when you are beside yourself with grief and anguish.
Hamilton Law Firm, PLLC provides outstanding legal guidance and representation to those who have lost a loved one due to reckless or negligent actions. Scottsdale personal injury attorney Amy Hamilton is caring, compassionate, and committed to obtaining the best possible result for her clients. For guidance and to learn if you have a wrongful death case, call 480-544-9558 to schedule a free consultation.