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Salt Lake City Wrongful Death Lawyers

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If your loved one has died at the hands of another, you are likely wondering how you can pursue justice on behalf of their untimely death. This is when our Salt Lake City wrongful death attorneys of Lowe Law Group will step in. Our legal team will treat your case with the urgency, attention to detail, and sincere dedication it deserves. We take pride in helping you and your family survive this difficult time as seamlessly as possible.

If you are any of the below people in relation to the deceased, you may pursue compensation for the wrongful death of your loved one:

  • Immediate family, such as a spouse, biological or adopted child, or parent
  • Domestic or life partner, putative spouse (someone who had a good faith belief of a marriage)
  • Parent of a deceased or unborn fetus
  • Financial dependent
  • Someone who suffers financially as a result of the death, even if you are not related to the victim by blood or marriage
  • Distant family member, such as a brother, sister, or grandparent

Bringing a Wrongful Death Claim Forward

If you have lost a loved one due to the wrongdoing or negligence of another person, the steps you take at this moment will impact the amount of compensation you are able to recover. A personal representative, someone close to the lost individual appointed by the court, usually an heir, may bring the case to the court. An experienced wrongful death attorney can prepare the paperwork and represent the surviving heir or heirs.

Considerations to Make Before You File Your Claim

Losing a loved one can be one of the most devastating circumstances you ever encounter. When the death was the result of a preventable accident, however, the circumstance may be more complex and frustrating. In many cases, the left behind loved ones may be entitled to compensation to cover the financial effects of the loss. It is important to understand several factors before you pursue legal action.

It must be provable that the wrongful death was the result of another person's conduct or actions. If you are interested in pursuing damages in a wrongful death case, it is imperative that you act quickly and work with a knowledgeable attorney. We can help!

Duty of Care

Wrongful death lawsuits are founded on the principle of negligence. If it is determined that a defendant neglected his or her duty of care, they will be held liable. In order to effectively win your wrongful death lawsuit, your attorney will need to prove the following:

  • The defendant owed a duty of care to the deceased victim
  • The duty of care was effectively violated by the defendant
  • This breach of duty directly resulted in the death of the victim
  • The plaintiff suffered damages as an impact from the wrongful death

Statute of Limitations

Utah has a statute of limitations for bringing a wrongful death case forward. You have two years from the date of the wrongful death, or one year if the claim is being filed against a government entity. In order to obtain financial compensation, you will need to file within this time limit or else you release your right to pursue compensation.

Damages You Can Pursue in a Wrongful Death Case

As a plaintiff in a wrongful death lawsuit, there are certain damages that you may be entitled to recover as surviving beneficiary of the victim. Some of these include:

  • Medical expenses prior to death
  • Expenses from funeral and burial
  • Loss of companionship
  • Loss of services, such as childcare etc.
  • Mental & emotional anguish suffered
  • Loss of financial support

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​​Contact Our Skilled & Experienced Salt Lake City Wrongful Death Lawyers Today

Lowe Law Group is comprised of a relentless and results-driven legal team who has one goal in mind: allowing our clients to move forward as seamlessly as possible. We know the death of a loved one is never easy to cope with, and all we want to do is find a way to ease you and your family of that pain. If you are seeking a capable, skilled, and knowledgeable Salt Lake City wrongful death attorney to fight for your rights, we at Lowe Law Group want to be there for you in your time of need.

  • A Sense of Understanding

    We will step into your shoes to better understand your goals and effectively fight for the justice that you deserve in your case.

  • A Client-First Philosophy

    Our team is prepared to do whatever is necessary to ensure your comfort and convenience, from traveling to you to arranging your medical care.

  • A Personalized Experience

    Our attorneys refuse to you like another number and are committed to being directly involved in your case every step of the way.

  • A Results-Driven Approach

    We have recovered millions of dollars for injury victims in the past and are committed to winning your case next.

  • A Network of Support

    When you hire our firm, you not only get the support of one attorney but a large team guiding you through the legal process.

  • A Compassionate Team

    Our attorneys are truly empathetic advocates whom you can count on to be in your corner when you need them most.

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