Understanding the Wrongful Death Act in Washington State

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When someone’s actions result in the death of another, they must be held accountable for the damage they caused. Wrongful death actions represent the legal claims made by survivors of those killed by the wrongful actions of another. Wrongful death actions may be pursued as lawsuits, possibly resulting in a wrongful death settlement in Washington...

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

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The following blog article was updated in January 2022. 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...

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Understanding Loss of Consortium Claims in Washington

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The following blog article was updated in January 2022. In this article, we will go over what loss of consortium is, as well as how damages of loss of consortium are assessed. Washington’s Loss of Consortium Attorneys The loss of consortium claim is a difficult one to understand. It is important, as a claimant, to...

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Washington State Wrongful Death Settlements

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The following blog article was updated in January 2022. $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...

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Can You Sue a Daycare for a Wrongful Death?

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The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Washington State’s Compassionate Wrongful Death Attorneys You see these tragedies on the news and think this 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...

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Time Limits and “Discovery Rules” in a WA Wrongful Death Case

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The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Losing a loved one is shocking and heartbreaking. Learning that your loved one’s unexpected death could have been prevented can make matters even worse. When the loss was caused by the negligence of someone else, whether from a motor vehicle accident, workplace accident, or medical malpractice,...

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State versus Federal Court for a Wrongful Death Claim

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The following blog article was updated in January 2022. Wrongful Death Attorneys Explain the Importance of Choosing the Right Court to File a Claim When one thinks of a personal injury case or wrongful death claim, they think of a state court. However, the opposing party or the plaintiff may attempt to move the case...

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Dividing Wrongful Death Settlements Among Recipients in Washington State

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Experienced Wrongful Death Lawyers Explain How Wrongful Death Settlements Work in Washington The shock of losing a loved one suddenly and tragically can be unbearable. This is especially true if your loved one died because of another person’s actions. The sudden financial impact of losing a spouse or child compounds your emotional and psychological suffering....

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What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

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If you lost a family member in an incident caused by someone else’s negligence, you are likely looking to hold them accountable. One of the most common ways to do so is through a wrongful death lawsuit. These cases differ from standard personal injury claims, including what types of compensation are available. Understandably, one of...

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