Wrongful Death Attorney
Losing a loved one is a devastating experience no matter the circumstances. Learning it could have been avoided can be devastating.
Wrongful death attorney Lynn C. Harris in Provo and Salt Lake City, UT, is here to handle your case while you heal.
Why should I file a wrongful death lawsuit?
A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Can Help You Cope with the Aftermath
Collecting compensation through a lawsuit can limit the impact of expenses such as your loved one's medical bills, funeral and burial costs, and more.
Seek Justice for Your Loved One
Mr. Harris can identify all the parties responsible for the loss of your loved one and hold them accountable for their actions.
Prevent Others from Suffering
Often, a lawsuit can bring wrongdoing to light and prevent other losses.
Who can file a wrongful death lawsuit?
The Alarming Number of Wrongful Deaths Nationwide
One of the leading causes of wrongful death in the U.S. is medical error. A 2000 report released by the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine found that anywhere from 44,000 to 98,000 Americans die every year as a result of medical errors.
If the injury that cost you a loved one was caused by the negligence of recklessness of another party, it may qualify as wrongful death. Mr. Harris can help make that determination
ESTABLISHING RESPONSIBILITY AFTER THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE
Lynn C. Harris serves Salt Lake City and Provo, and is committed to fighting for the families of wrongful death victims. He has seen how families can struggle with a loved one's family cases. He is committed to holding responsible parties accountable and to ensure families receive proper inheritance, final expense compensation, and other rightful compensation.
In cases of wrongful death, a victim's immediate family members (spouse, children, and parents) can file suit against the responsible party. If you want to file a claim for wrongful death against someone, it is important that you obtain legal counsel immediately to be eligible for damages. The age and health of the wrongful death victim, their annual earnings, and personal expenses are all taken into account when determining compensation in wrongful death cases. Compensation in wrongful death cases includes medical and funeral expenses, loss of future earnings, loss of benefits such as pension and medical insurance, loss of inheritance, and pain and suffering. Non-economic damages, such as loss of love and companionship, are sometimes also awarded in wrongful death cases. A personal injury or wrongful death lawyer in the Salt Lake City, Utah area can help you win your wrongful death case.
The statute of limitations for wrongful death in Salt Lake City is two years. If you believe you have a wrongful death case, it is imperative you seek the assistance of a wrongful death attorney right away. To learn more about wrongful death or to set up a consultation, contact Mr. Harris at our Salt Lake City, Utah area office today.
If you are in need of legal assistance due to an injury you or a loved one sustained because of the careless act of another, contact our practice today.