What is wrongful death?
A wrongful death is a fatality that occurs as the direct result of another’s negligence, inaction or misconduct.
Who can file a wrongful death claim in Nevada?
Nevada’s wrongful death law generally allows for the estate and heirs of the deceased to seek financial compensation through a wrongful death case. Heirs may include the spouse and children of the victim, or the deceased’s parents if he or she was unmarried and had no children.
What situations can cause wrongful death?
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
- Product liability
What types of financial compensation can be recovered in wrongful death cases?
Compensation in wrongful death lawsuits depends on a number of individual factors, but a successful wrongful death case may include money for:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Projected loss of income
- Loss of benefits
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
If you believe a family member died as the result of another’s carelessness, please contact Lloyd Baker Attorneys for your free case consultation. Our Las Vegas wrongful death attorneys are ready to listen to your story and guide you through this difficult time. We value lifelong clients, if you have been injured in an accident we want to be the one firm you call.