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The news of a loved one passing away is horrible enough. Hearing it happened because of a tragic and avoidable accident is even worse. The emotions are overwhelming, and you do not know where to begin. You are stressed and need to grieve. The reality of the situation does not allow for that. You are forced to deal with the legal matters of their death.
A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil action that seeks to hold the defendant responsible for the victim's untimely demise. Additionally, it is categorized as a personal injury claim, although it is filed by a person other than the one who sustained the fatal injuries.
Nevada laws allow an individual’s heir to file wrongful death claims.
An heir is any person entitled to the estate after the victim’s passing. That typically includes:
The proceedings can get a bit confusing, but a Las Vegas wrongful death lawyer can help you navigate the legal process. Call Eric Blank Injury Attorneys today to schedule a free strategy session.
You need to prove that the defendant is liable for the wrongful death of your loved one. You carry the burden of proof. The time-consuming process includes:
It is crucial to adhere to the procedures and requirements of a wrongful death case. Failing to do so can delay the proceedings.
While determining the costs for other factors of the case is done by submitting receipts, it is more challenging to calculate the deceased’s future income. We need to analyze several factors to find how much they could have financially contributed if they did not pass away. The factors to look at include:
Our team at Eric Blank Injury Attorneys is ready to help you through this trying time. Call us today to schedule a free strategy session, so that we may discuss the details of your claim and explore your legal options.
The primary goal of the plaintiff is to establish negligence. They need to provide evidence to show:
Regardless of the particular circumstances of your wrongful death claim, you need an experienced attorney by your side. Call Eric Blank Injury Attorneys today to schedule an appointment.
After liability is established, the next step is determining the appropriate compensation through special and punitive damages.
Special damages are:
Punitive damages are used to penalize the perpetrator rather than reward the family.
If you need legal assistance with your wrongful death claim, call Eric Blank Injury Attorneys to schedule a free strategy session.
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