Do You Qualify To Submit A Wrongful Death Claim? Should You Hire a Portland Wrongful Death Lawyer?
When bringing a wrongful death suit against the person liable you do not need proof beyond a reasonable doubt that they were guilty, therefore, they do not need to be convicted of a criminal offense. When someone dies due to the carelessness of someone else the victim's family has the right to sue for damages. These may include funeral or medical expenses if they are left with the responsibility of paying for them, loss of support if the victim was their provider, among others associated with the financial burden brought upon by their death. In order to proceed with a wrongful death suit, you must have:
A representative for the victim's assets.
Death of a person.
Death caused by the carelessness of someone, or by malicious intent.
Survivors suffering from financial loss due to the victim's death.
Wrongful death claims include death due to circumstances such as unsafe construction sites, drunk driving fatalities, medical malpractice, murder, violent acts, or anything where the reckless acts of others can be shown to be the cause.
If you believe you are a victim of another person's carelessness in the Portland, Oregon area, you should consider hiring the Law Offices of Jonathan M. Friedman a personal injury law firm in Portland, who will get you the answers you need regarding what happened and help you obtain the compensation you deserve so that you may go back to rebuilding your life.
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