Pierce County Wrongful Death Lawyer

Was your spouse killed because of someone else’s reckless behavior? Under Washington State law, you may be able to file a claim for compensation. Call a Pierce County wrongful death lawyer now to learn the particulars and to see if you’re eligible under this law.

Causes of Accidental Deaths

Currently, unintentional deaths are the third leading cause of all deaths in the US. In fact, the CDC reports that over 170,000 Americans passed away due to accidental deaths in 2019. While any accident has the potential to be fatal, the most common causes include:

It’s devastating to lose a loved one, but the pain is even greater when the tragedy could have been prevented.

Holding the At-Fault Party Accountable

Maybe you found our website today because you are mourning the loss of a spouse, parent, or child. And perhaps you believe that someone is to blame for what happened. If so, what can be done? How can you hold the guilty party responsible? The first step is to involve a compassionate personal injury lawyer who handles wrongful death claims.

At Ladenburg Law, some of the ways we seek justice on behalf of our clients include:

  • Offering free case reviews – come get all your questions answered at no cost
  • Performing a thorough investigation – we’ll identify who may be liable
  • Gathering key evidence – we’ll work hard to build your case
  • Negotiating a fair settlement – compensation can secure your family’s financial future

Depending on the circumstances, the state may also file criminal charges against the at-fault party. This is separate from your wrongful death claim.

Wrongful Death Claim Damages

The word “damages” refers to the many ways your family has been impacted by your loved one’s loss. Some damages are financial, other have to do with the anguish your family has faced. Examples of damages your family could seek compensation for include:

  • Medical bills from care your loved one received
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Lost estimated future earnings
  • Loss of companionship
  • Emotional trauma

One of our skilled lawyers can help your family determine the scope of damages in your situation. Once we have a better picture of your damages, we can pursue justice on your behalf.

Fighting for Justice on Behalf of Victims

A wrongful death claim isn’t just about a settlement – it’s about holding others accountable. And hopefully, preventing another tragic accident from happening. Please call a Pierce County wrongful death lawyer from our team. Not only do we offer free case reviews, we work on a contingency basis. In other words, we’ll only charge a fee if we’re able to win your family a settlement.

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