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Losing a loved one due to another person’s negligence is heartbreaking. There is surely a great deal of sadness and grief during this time, not to mention the financial hardships of funeral costs, lost income, and other forms of support from your loved one. While no amount of money could replace your loved one, it could provide you and your family some financial support as you go through this difficult time.
With the help of a compassionate Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer, you can pursue compensation from the party responsible for your loved one’s untimely passing. By working with our understanding attorneys at LVNV Legal | Injury Law Firm, you can improve your chances of a favorable resolution to your case.
You may have grounds for a wrongful death case if the negligence or intentional wrongdoing of another caused your loved one’s death. This type of claim can help heal parts of your family’s suffering as well as help alleviate the financial burden of losing a loved one.
After an unexpected death, there are many costs the surviving family members could face. These unexpected costs can pile up, causing a dire financial situation. When determining how much money to award the deceased’s heirs, the court will consider:
A wrongful death lawsuit is meant to help fix this situation as much as possible, and compensate your family for your pain and suffering as well.
Nevada law, under Nevada Revised Statutes § 41.085, permits the heirs of the decedent or their personal representative to file a wrongful death lawsuit. An “heir” is any person who would be able to inherit under the decedent’s estate if the decedent had died intestate, or without a will. A personal representative is often the executor of the estate or other named representative permitted to handle the decedent’s estate.
The right family member or personal representative is permitted to hire a Las Vegas attorney to help them through the complex legal procedures of handling a wrongful death case.
While any situation could conceivably result in a wrongful death, certain situations are more common. These include:
If you lost a loved one in a fatal accident caused by another’s negligence, you could benefit from speaking with our local lawyers at LVNV Legal | Injury Law Firm.
Losing a loved one is difficult enough without the financial struggles you may also face. If a person’s wrongdoing caused the death of a family member, you could be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek money damages.
Contact an experienced Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer at LVNV Legal | Injury Law Firm today to get started on your case.
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