The grief during the death of a family member can be all-consuming. It may take a lifetime to recover from a tragic death of a family member. In the case of a wrongful death, feelings evoked can include anger, disbelief, and confusion. Since the victim cannot speak for themselves, many families look for restitution. Although money can't bring your loved one back, it can help rebuild the lives of you and your family and help you with your future. If your loved one has died due to the negligent, wrongful or willful act of another, the Denver wrongful death attorneys at PURVIS • Gray Thomson, LLP can help recover damages.
Wrongful Death in Denver & Colorado
These elements help define when a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed on your behalf:
- The death was caused by the misconduct or wrongful act of another person.
- The death was caused by the negligent act of another person.
- The victim is survived by spouse, children, or dependents.
- The family has suffered monetary damages due to the victim's wrongful death.
How can Wrongful Deaths Occur?
- Motor vehicle and air plane crashes
- Personal injury
- Unsafe premises
- Construction accidents
- Dangerous conditions
- Equipment Failure
- Fire-related accidents
- Medical malpractice
According to Colorado wrongful death laws, the statute of limitations is two years in which to file a wrongful death lawsuit. If the surviving spouse chooses not to file a lawsuit within the first year, the children of the victim can during the second year. Immediate family members seeking justice should not wait to call a wrongful death law firm in Denver.
A Denver wrongful death attorney at PURVIS • Gray Thomson, LLP can represent spouses and their children in wrongful or accidental deaths. In this time of need, trust an experienced law firm. Trust PURVIS • Gray Thomson, LLP. Contact us toll free at 303-442-3366 or email us online.