What Are My Rights If I Suspect a Wrongful Death Case?

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After you lose a family member, the last thing on your mind is filing a lawsuit. However, when you realize that the financial burden is too much, you may wonder about your rights. Each state dictates who can file a lawsuit, how much they can receive, and how those funds are distributed. Therefore, it is…

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Can Minors Receive a Jury Settlement from a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

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Wrongful death lawsuits filed by minors in Washington are treated differently than those lawsuits filed by adult loved ones. Typically, a lawsuit is filed by a representative of the deceased’s estate. But from there, the court will decide how to distribute the settlement, depending on the competency of the recipient. Most wrongful death cases settle…

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How Is a Wrongful Death Settlement Calculated?

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There is no fixed calculation for wrongful death settlements. Instead, damages are determined based on a variety of factors within the case. If you have lost a loved one in a tragic accident caused by someone’s negligence, you and your family may not only face the emotional turmoil of that loss, but the financial ones…

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Your Wrongful Death Claim Questions Answered

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When an accident results due to someone’s negligence and a loved one dies as a result, family members have the right to file what is called a “wrongful death” claim against the negligent party. Wrongful death claims are complicated. Therefore, if you are thinking of filing a lawsuit for a loved one’s death, you should…

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Washington State Wrongful Death Settlements

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$2.5 Million For Family Of Teenager Killed In Jet-Ski Collision Settlement Amount: $2,500,000 Wrongful Death Recreational Vehicle Accident Zac Springer’s mother contacted Brett McCandlis Brown & Conner attorney Dean Brett to seek a second opinion after her initial lawyer advised that the claim was not worth pursuing. Since her son Zac had died in a…

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6 of the Most Controversial Wrongful Death Cases in History

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Wrongful deaths are tragedies that often could have been prevented. Whether it was an act of negligence, recklessness, or purposeful actions, controversy tends to surround these cases. Six wrongful death cases in history were the center of attention for media outlets because of not only how the death occurred, but also because of the high-value…

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What Are Lost Services of a Loved One?

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After the death of a loved one, family members are left dealing with an aftermath that includes the absence of services their loved one provided to them or their minor children. These services are not professional, but instead are part of the family structure. The services would include income, the loved one’s help in raising…

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Can You Sue a Daycare for a Wrongful Death?

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Washington State’s Compassionate Wrongful Death Attorneys You see these tragedies on the news and think it could never happen to your family. After all, you have carefully screened your daycare options. You picked one that was certified, had a positive record, and one that you had every reason to trust. You might have even used…

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