Wrongful death is usually the result of negligence or intentional or reckless
acts of another person or party. Families are left to face a future not only
without the victim, but often without the financial support that the victim
Compensation for damages resulting from a wrongful death differ
depending on the circumstances of the death. Insurance
companies may be quick to offer a settlement to the victims’ family
because of the risk involved in a wrongful death case. It may seem easier
to settle because the family is in need and because they do not want
to deal with a long drawn out lawsuit.
Washington law only allows certain family members to seek a recovery
for the wrongful death of a loved one.ÝRecovery is usually limited to the
surviving spouse and financially dependent children of the victim.
Our firm has the expertise to handle your case. If you believe a
loved one died through the negligent acts of another, please call us immediately.
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