If your loved one died due to the negligence of another, you are likely faced with grief, uncertainty, and financial distress. While no amount of money can ever replace a loved one, there are legal remedies to compensate you and your family for medical bills, funeral costs, and pain and suffering.
At Dormer Harpring, we are passionate about helping those affected by accidents and serious injuries. Our attorneys will stand beside you throughout the entire legal process and work tirelessly to achieve the outcome that is right for you. Your family is unlike any other family, and your legal goals are yours alone.
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When you retain Dormer Harpring, our experienced wrongful death attorneys will begin building your claim against the party or parties responsible for the death of your loved one. A strong wrongful death claim is advantageous when negotiating a claim with insurance companies or trying a wrongful death lawsuit in court.
Our skilled Denver personal injury attorneys build your claim by:
The attorneys you choose to build your wrongful death claim make all the difference in the success of that claim. At Dormer Harpring, we want to meet with you and listen to your story. If cost is a concern, we offer contingency fee arrangements meaning we only charge based on the amount we recover.
Wrongful death claims are civil actions and are not part of the criminal justice system. Success in a wrongful death claim rests on the type and amount of evidence presented by the family filing the claim. The wrongful death process may involve several phases, such as:
Proving a wrongful death claim requires the family’s attorney prove four legal elements:
There are several types of wrongful death claims. Wrongful death claims stem from medical malpractice, workplace accidents, and criminal violence. Some of the most common claims are the following:
Damages in a wrongful death claim are to compensate a family for the pain and suffering experienced by their loved one before their death. Compensation is also to repay a family for any monetary expenditures and non-monetary losses they experience due to the death of their loved one.
Examples of wrongful death damages include:
The right lawyer can increase your chances of obtaining full and fair compensation on behalf of yourself and your loved one. Learn more about wrongful death and filing a claim by calling the experienced legal counsel at Dormer Harpring. Do not hesitate, as Colorado places strict time limits on filing wrongful death claims (Colorado Revised Statutes § 13-21-203). You can reach us at (303) 747-4404 or fill out our convenient online contact form below.