The death of a loved one is arguably the most difficult time you will face in your lifetime. When the death is from negligence or could have been prevented, your grief can worsen. A wrongful death claim can be filed for numerous reasons against individuals, manufacturers of products or pharmaceuticals, property owners and many others. These lawsuits can be filed by surviving spouse, parent(s) or child(ren) under Arizona Revised Statute §12-612 to find justice for the wrongdoing.
Compensation for wrongful death of a spouse, parent or child is for the past and future:
Examples of what is considered wrongful death include:
There are countless instances of wrongful death claims. The best way to determine if you have a lawsuit is to schedule a consultation with our attorney to discuss the specifics of your case. Remember, the statute of limitations for wrongful death lawsuits in Arizona is normally two years from the day of your loved one’s passing or much less if a government entity caused the harm.
If you believe you may have a wrongful death claim, please contact the Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C. in Prescott today at 928-778-2660 for a FREE case evaluation. Our attorney serves clients throughout Northern Arizona including Prescott, Prescott Valley and Cottonwood.