Helping Families After the Loss of a Loved One Caused by Another Person’s Negligence or Wrongdoing Through the Pursuit of Wrongful Death Claims
The death of a loved one is difficult, regardless of the circumstances. The pain of your loved one’s death can be even worse if you are facing the injustice of their death being caused the fault or negligence of another person. Laws protect the families of those who have died because of the fault of others. The immediate family of the decedent has the right to pursue a wrongful death claim in court.
While no amount of money could replace the loss of a loved one, the Harlan Law Firm staff understands the importance of holding the at-fault responsible for the damages and ensuring your family maintains financial stability during this challenging time can help lighten your load. It can also help offer some closure.
Beau Harlan and his staff has the knowledge and experience that is needed to aggressively pursue your claim. When you call us, your loss will not go without the notice it deserves. Wrongful death lawsuits have complicated laws, which vary from one state to another. While your grief may be overwhelming and pursuing a wrongful death claim may not be given any priority in your thoughts, it is imperative to get your claim filed within the specific statute of limitations or you will not be able to recover financial compensation for your losses.
What is Wrongful Death?
Legally, a wrongful death is when an individual is killed because of another party’s misconduct or negligence. The immediate family – those who were dependent on the decedent or their beneficiary – could be entitled to recover compensation for the damages that resulted. What are some common damages claimed in a wrongful death claim?
- Medical expenses
- Funeral expenses
- Loss of earnings
- Loss of companionship
Call the Harlan Law Firm for an experienced wrongful death attorney in the Portland/Vancouver Metro area.