Wrongful Death Attorneys in Federal Way
Helping Families Recover Compensation
There is nothing that can replace the loss of beloved family member. In
addition to this terrible loss, many families find themselves in some
serious financial predicaments, especially if the decedent was the primary
income earner in the household. If someone else’s actions led to
the death of your loved one, you might have a viable wrongful death lawsuit
on your hands. At Lowe Law Group in Federal Way, our wrongful death team
will fight on your behalf to ensure you receive fair compensation for
your loss. You can rely on our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys
to effectively represent you and hold the responsible party liable.
Contact Lowe Law Group in Federal Way
today at (253) 201-1552 to set up a free initial consultation and discuss
the details of your wrongful death case.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim?
Not everyone can file a wrongful death claim in Washington.
Below are the parties who can file a claim in the state:
- The personal representative of the decedent's estate
- The decedent’s surviving spouse, children, or stepchildren
- The decedent's surviving registered domestic partner
A wrongful death lawsuit is a civil case and, therefore, liability is expressed
through monetary damages.
The Statute of Limitations
Every state has a statute of limitations, which is a timeframe within which
one must file a lawsuit. In Washington, the statute of limitations for
filing a wrongful death lawsuit is three years, beginning on the date
of the decedent’s passing. However, there are some factors that
might impact the three-year time limit. To ensure the statute of limitations
does not run out on your case, seek legal guidance as soon as possible.
Recoverable Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim
In Washington, one can collect both economic and non-economic damages in
a wrongful death claim.
Below are some of the different types of damages you might be able to recover
when filing a wrongful death lawsuit:
- The decedent’s final medical expenses
- Burial and funeral expenses
- Lost wages/income provided by the decedent
- Pain and suffering the decedent experienced prior to death
- The loss of household services the decedent provided
- The loss of the decedent’s care, comfort, and society
- Damages associated with property damage repairs (if applicable)
In certain circumstances, there may be caps on the amount of monetary compensation
available in wrongful death claims, such as in cases involving medical
Contact Our Skilled Wrongful Death Team Today
Losing a loved one is a difficult, earth-shaking experience. If your lost
someone to an accident caused by another party’s negligence, contact
the experienced team at Lowe Law Group in Federal Way to ensure you receive
the compensation you deserve. Our wrongful death team will provide the
personalized solutions you need to ensure the responsible party is held
accountable for this awful loss. You should not have to suffer on your
own or quietly bear the burden of this tragedy.
Get started on your wrongful death claim today and reach out to our law office at (253) 201-1552 to set up a free consultation. You
will not pay any fees until we win your case.