Need An Injury Lawyer Alaska – Wrongful Death
Losing a loved one is always devastating. If the situation could have been avoided there are many other pains associated. Criminal charges will not help the victim’s family recover their lives. Plus the surviving family members could be stuck with large medical bills, the cost of a burial and funeral, and the loss of income the deceased would have otherwise brought in. If the death was untimely then this might have been an act of negligence from another individual, a corporate entity, a government office, or even an insurer or health provider and you should be financially compensated for your loss.
In the state of Alaska, a wrongful death claim may be filed by a surviving family member if there is an act of negligence or omission to care for another under their responsibility. The surviving family member who brings forward the case can be a spouse or domestic partner, a child or parent, or any other next of kin who would otherwise benefit from an inheritance if there were no Last Will and Testament present. The statute of limitations in Alaska for a wrongful death claim is only two years after the incident. This means you to contact a personal injury lawyer who specializes in wrongful death cases soon after the death. We at www.needaninjurylawyeralaska.com understand how this can be an emotional time for you. There is a lot to process and we can handle the difficult part of the claim including gathering evidence and communicate with those you feel responsible for the passing.
Some of the most common reasons for a wrongful death are medical malpractice, car accident, workplace accidents, premises liability, and product liability. Alaska state law requires that the funds procured from a wrongful death case be used to help the deceased’s family members first. This protects the family members from other parties interested in collecting on their loved one’s passing. Also, a person who is responsible for another’s death may not benefit from claims of the wrongful death suit.
If you have recently suffered the loss of a family member and you believe there was negligence the lawyers at www.needaninjurylawyeralaska.com can you help find compensation. Even if the verdict from a criminal case did not find another party guilty for your loved one’s death, you can still file a wrongful death claim. You deserve compensation for your loss to pay the funeral and burial costs as well as loss of consortium and procurement for the loss of benefits the deceased would otherwise have provided. The people of www.needaninjurylawyeralaska.com want to help you. Give us a call at the number below to discuss your situation with a skilled lawyer.