Nobody should have to experience the loss of a loved one due to the careless or negligent actions of other individuals, businesses, or entities. Unfortunately, wrongful death claims do regularly arise throughout the state of Arizona. At Torgenson Law, we are here to help if you need a Chandler wrongful death attorney by your side. We understand how complicated these claims can become, and we have the resources necessary to fully investigate what happened so we can help family members recover the closure and compensation they need.
Wrongful death claims in Arizona can become incredibly challenging, particularly for grieving family members who have no legal experience. These cases require resources, and that is where a wrongful death attorney will be of assistance.
A Chandler wrongful death attorney will be able to conduct a complete investigation into the cause of death in order to determine liability. This will include gathering photo or video surveillance, safety records of the at-fault party, statements from eyewitnesses, accident or police reports, and more. An attorney will also work with trusted financial and economic experts to properly determine the total expected losses the family will incur.
The law understands wrongful death claims to mean a case that may be brought to the court if the deceased person would have been able to file a personal injury lawsuit based on the wrongful or negligent conduct that caused their death, had they survived.
When we look at the law related to wrongful death claims in this state (Arizona Revised Statutes § 12-611 (2021)), we can see that there are various parties who may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
The law allows various family members to file these lawsuits, including the following:
These individuals may be entitled to recover various types of damages, or losses. This can include both economic and non-economic damages, typically revolving around compensation to the survivors to cover the financial losses associated with the death.
If you have lost somebody that you love due to the actions of another individual, company, or entity in or around the Chandler, Arizona area, reach out to the team at Torgenson Law for help today. We have the resources necessary to fully investigate these complex claims, and we understand wrongful death laws in Arizona. Our goal is to help families recover the closure and compensation they are entitled to in these difficult situations. When you need a Chandler wrongful death attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here to fill out our contact form or calling us at (602) 641-3007.