What is wrongful death?
Wrongful death is a loss of life that occurs due to someone else’s negligence. This may include circumstances such as:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
- Product liability
Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
In the state of Arizona, any immediate family member can file a wrongful death lawsuit. This includes spouses, children and parents. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, the Phoenix wrongful death lawyers at Lloyd Baker can help you determine if you have right to file a lawsuit.
What damages can be sought in a wrongful death lawsuit?
Financial compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit may include money for:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Projected loss of income
- Loss of benefits
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
What is the statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death lawsuit?
The statute of limitations in Arizona for wrongful death lawsuits is two years from the date of discovery. The date of discovery is the date when your loved one dies or when you became aware that death was inevitable following the negligent incident. If you lost a family member as a result of another’s carelessness, please contact Lloyd Baker Injury Attorneys for your free case consultation. Our Phoenix wrongful death attorneys are ready to give you the personal attention you deserve in this challenging time. We value lifelong clients, and if you have been injured in an accident we want to be the one firm you call.