Losing a loved one often changes your life forever. Not only do you lose that person’s companionship and presence, but also you lose the contribution that he or she made to the entire family: a breadwinner’s income, a daughter or son who cared for an elderly parent, or a spouse who took care of the maintenance around the house. While seeking compensation cannot bring your loved one back, it can provide you with the funds that you need to replace those tasks and services in your life. Do you need help seeking compensation after a wrongful death? Contact Benson & Bingham today at (702) 382-9797 to schedule your free consultation.
When you choose a wrongful death lawyer, you should consider several key components that may impact your claim’s success. First and foremost, you want a lawyer that gets results. At Benson & Bingham, we have a history of successfully resolving personal injury claims for our past clients, and we bring that experience to all of our future cases. Have you seen our results? Here we have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients, including a $2.9 million judgment in one wrongful death case in 2012 for on of our victim’s families.
At Benson & Bingham, we provide quality, dedicated service to all of our clients, going the extra mile to fight for the resolution that they need for their claims.
If you lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence, you’re probably wondering if you’re eligible to file a wrongful death claim . Working with a lawyer can help you more effectively determine whether you have grounds for a wrongful death claim; however, you should also consider the following questions:
Generally, immediate family members of the deceased have the right to file a wrongful death claim. The family can only bring one claim against the responsible entity. Eligible immediate family members may include:
To determine whether you’re eligible to file a wrongful death claim, consider whether the deceased individual could have filed a personal injury claim had he or she lived. If the answer to that question is yes, you may have grounds to file a wrongful death claim. Wrongful death claims involve deaths that stem from a variety of accident scenarios, including:
If you’ve never filed a wrongful death claim before, you likely aren’t very familiar with the complex legal process involved. At Benson & Bingham, we walk our clients through the claim process to ensure that they understand every step along the way. Understanding this process can make it easier for you to navigate the claims process.
When seeking compensation for a wrongful death, you cannot guarantee what an insurance company will offer. However, many people include common types of compensation in their wrongful death claims, including the following:
Unfortunately, insurance companies often fight wrongful death claims in an effort to reduce the amount that they have to pay out. To avoid paying a high settlement amount, an insurance company may:
If you lost your loved one in a wrongful death accident, you may wonder how a lawyer can really help. Is a lawyer worth the cost? Many surviving family members find that a lawyer offers significant support throughout the process. At Benson & Bingham, we:
If you need a wrongful death attorney in Nevada, we can help. Contact Benson & Bingham online today or by calling (702) 382-9797 to schedule your free consultation and learn more about our legal services.